The Office of Admissions would like to address the concerns of MD Program applicants during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is causing unprecedented disruption to academic work and MCAT testing.
The College of Medicine is keenly aware of the many challenges that applicants are facing and we understand the need to be flexible in our approach to admissions during this time.
Please be advised of the following:
- The Admissions Committee will accept Pass/Fail, online, and courses not taken at an applicant’s “home school” without penalty to the applicant.
- MCATs from 2022 will only be accepted for special program students.
- Applicants will not be penalized for experiences they had planned to complete or participate in that were impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic.
- All applicants will receive a secondary application. Applicants with complete files who indicate they intend to sit for a future MCAT testing in 2022 will be held for review until the results of that testing have been received.
For questions, please contact the Admissions Office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Medicine's MD program trains future physicians in the science and art of medicine. At Drexel, our medical students learn to combine cutting-edge technology with the highest level of compassion in the practice of medicine.
The MD program works closely with Drexel University's other colleges and schools as well as with the Philadelphia community. Our students have the opportunity to explore their scientific and clinical interests throughout their four years. Our long-standing partnerships with several affiliate training sites expose students to diverse patient populations and a variety of health conditions.
The program's innovative curriculum, experienced faculty and vibrant student life provide Drexel medical students with an outstanding educational experience.
The class of 2022 celebrated Commencement at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts at 9 a.m. on May 13, with an audience of family, friends, Drexel faculty and staff. The ceremony celebrated 552 MD program and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies students as they became alumni. Read more.
On Monday, April 25, the College of Medicine’s MD Program Class of 2024 will gather at the Kimmel Center to celebrate students’ accomplishments in their first two years of medical education as they enter the next phase of their journey to becoming physicians. The students have completed many milestones in their early medical education virtually due to the pandemic, making the in-person Transition to Clinician Ceremony even more meaningful. Read more.
Drexel University’s College of Medicine announced Cape Fear Valley Health System as a new regional medical campus option for students, starting in May 2022. Through an affiliation agreement, Drexel medical students will have the opportunity to select the health system for their required clinical rotations in the third and fourth years of their education. Read more.
The College of Medicine proudly congratulates our faculty, residents, alumni and students who have recently been inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Honor Societies. Read more.
On Friday, March 18, joy and excitement filled the Drexel University Main Building’s auditorium as fourth-year medical students gathered to learn where they would be spending the next three to seven years of their lives. Match Day takes place at noon every year in March nationwide, when thousands of medical students open white envelopes to learn where they will do their residency training. Read more.
Meet Our Students and Alumni
"The MD/MS program allowed me to expand my research experience while at the same time having the freedom to explore my desired areas of interest. Drexel particularly interested me since Philadelphia is such a medically relevant city. On top of that, the connections that Drexel provided gave me the opportunity to pursue any specialty or field of interest that I wanted." Read more.
"I chose the College of Medicine partially because I had great experiences with Drexel and its physicians during my MPH years and partially because of the collaborative environment I detected from the faculty and students during my interview. Instead of cut-throat competition, Drexel encourages teamwork and has a sense of family amongst its students. The faculty and administration listen to our concerns and make subsequent changes, which I feel is very important to ensure the best possible education and environment during these challenging years of training." Read more.
"Drexel was a great option for medical school for multiple reasons. I was ready to experience a new city with a diverse patient population. I would be able to rotate in different hospital and clinical settings to emphasize and strengthen my clinical experience. I also really appreciated Drexel’s emphasis on women in health care. Through Drexel, I was able to earn the title of Women’s Health Scholar, in which I learned about additional resources to support and advocate for my future patients." Read more.
Learn more about a typical week as a Drexel Med student.
Drexel University College of Medicine
Office of Admissions
2900 W. Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129
215.991.8202 | 215.843.1766 (Fax)
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