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  • Introducing Our Tower Health Campus

    In 2021, Reading Hospital-Tower Health will become a 4-year regional campus of the College of Medicine and will begin training first-year medical students.

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  • Collaborative MD Program

    Our faculty is concerned first and foremost with teaching and helping our students. We are committed to preparing physician healers — doctors who practice the art as well as the science and skill of medicine.

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  • Our Commitment to Diversity

    Recruiting and supporting a faculty, professional staff and student body from all walks of life enhances the academic experience for all, and creates better doctors and health care professionals.

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  • A History of Innovation

    Drexel University College of Medicine's education of women and minorities was considered innovative in the 1800s. Today, our innovation includes exploring technological advances in medicine, while remembering that behind each disease is a person who deserves compassion and respect.

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Watching a graduate student use a laboratory instrument at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies

The Graduate School's academic programs emphasize real-world experience. Our students are mentored by and work in partnership with world-renowned faculty, and our programs leverage the strength of the College of Medicine and the Drexel colleges of Engineering, Arts and Sciences, Dornsife School of Public Health, Close School of Entrepreneurship, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, and LeBow College of Business.

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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Response

The College of Medicine is taking measures to maintain community health and safety and to continue providing high-quality education to its medical and graduate students.

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Why Choose Drexel University College of Medicine?

Camille Giraud, 2nd Year Medical Student

Meet Our Medical Students

The College of Medicine's MD program gives students an opportunity to grow as individuals by supporting their endeavors and encouraging them to make a difference.

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Drexel PhD student Hemalatha Muralidharan and Peter Baas, PhD

A Window Into Our Culture

The voices gathered here offer a glimpse into a special culture. Our students come to us with exceptional talents, but just as important are the values they bring to their education and to the community. We operate not with our elbows, but with our hearts and minds.

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Drexel graduate student working in a biomedical research lab, standing next to laboratory equipment.

Research Opportunities

The Office of the Vice Dean for Research serves to support clinical and basic research activities, works with departments and interdisciplinary programs to develop and implement research, facilitates translational research, and promotes mentoring to advance the training of physicians/scientists.

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News & Events

Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA, Named College of Medicine's Senior Vice Dean and Chief Operating Officer

Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA, has been named Senior Vice Dean and Chief Operating Officer of Drexel University College of Medicine, starting April 6. In this role, Dr. DiSesa will work to optimize collaboration with the College's affiliated hospitals, including St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Tower Health, and other organizations that are engaged in the education of students and residents.

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Virtual Match Day Preserves an Important Event for Fourth-Year Med Students

Upon learning where they will complete their residency training, Drexel University College of Medicine’s fourth-year medical students typically celebrate with hugs and high-fives. This year, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led students, staff and faculty to move their March 20 “Match Day” envelope-opening party online, preserving an important tradition without putting anyone at risk.

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