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  • Collaborative Education in University City

    The Health Sciences Building is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together Drexel’s health-related fields of study in one modern space. In medical and graduation education, collaboration and innovation inspires our students, educators, providers and researchers to transform science, health care and service in our communities.

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  • Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health

    Our four-year regional medical campus offers medical students an immersive learning experience with outstanding clinical training at Tower Health’s Reading Hospital.

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  • Our Commitment to Diversity

    Recruiting and supporting faculty, staff and students from all walks of life improves the academic experience and creates more empathetic physicians, scientists 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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Graduate students in laboratory 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 Drexel University and Tower Health, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world.

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Why Choose Drexel University College of Medicine?

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Commitment to Community

Through the Office of Community Engagement, meaningful community service and reflective learning prepares medical students to understand socioeconomic determinants of health, better care for the most vulnerable members of our community and become community-responsive physicians.

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Research Opportunities

The Office of the Senior 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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Drexel Med Students

It’s in Our DNA

The desire to heal is at the core of Drexel University College of Medicine. As leaders, collaborators, and innovators, we nurture the doctor within to serve the community beyond. By fostering compassion and integrity, you’ll be trained to empower and educate, respect and respond, and above all, hear and heal patients.

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Your Health. Our Care.

Drexel Medicine, 219 North Broad Street

Drexel Medicine, the clinical practice group of the College of Medicine, fulfills its missions of exceptional, compassionate patient care, medical education and research. Drexel Medicine is committed to care for the health of our community and students.

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WHY DIVERSITY MATTERS

At Drexel University College of Medicine, having a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is core to who we are. Our students learn to address health inequities in the classroom, clinical spaces and in communities.

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News & Events

Neurobiology & Anatomy Chair Itzhak Fischer, PhD, to Step Down July 1; Rodrigo España, PhD, Appointed Interim Chair

After a distinguished 33-year career at the College of Medicine and its predecessor institutions, Itzhak Fischer, PhD, is stepping down as chair of the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy on July 1, 2024, though he will stay on as a tenured professor in the department. Dr. Fischer joined the faculty of the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1991 from Harvard Medical School.

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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies, College of Medicine Donates Microscopes to Albright College

Last semester, the College of Medicine’s Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Professional Studies donated more than 60 microscopes and over 100 boxes of histology slides to the Total Experience Learning (TExpL) program at Albright College in Reading, Pa. TExpL instructors have already begun taking the compound microscopes to Reading School District classrooms to introduce fourth-grade students to a new scientific tool.

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SLAMS Program Brings Together Health Professions Community and West Philly Neighbors

Middle school students can be a tough crowd to impress, but Drexel University College of Medicine community members leading educational courses at Science Leadership Academy Middle School (SLAMS) said the students are excited and engaged.

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What Characteristics Impact Likelihood of Developing Long COVID?

Roughly a quarter of U.S. adults who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 report having experienced, or are currently experiencing, three or more months of COVID symptoms, such as dizziness, headache, brain fog, and/or other symptoms, according to October 2023 data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Household Pulse Survey. The condition is known as Post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 or “long COVID.” And among hospitalized COVID-19 patients, that number increases to roughly half.

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