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Student life at the College of Medicine extends well beyond the classroom. From student groups to social events, we encourage students to get involved, stay healthy and explore our great city of Philadelphia. These out-of-classroom activities help build a level of comradery that's unique to Drexel students and makes the College of Medicine such a special place to complete your medical or graduate education.

Student Life News

2021 Golden Apple Award Winners Announced

The annual Golden Apple Awards recognize outstanding service and teaching by Drexel University College of Medicine faculty and professional staff. Each class of medical students nominate faculty and professional staff for the honor and vote to determine the award winners. Read more.

Student-Run Queen Lane Food Pantry Serves Students in Need

As students return from spring break, those in need will have access to a new, student-run food pantry at the Queen Lane Campus. “Students can use the pantry when they need to and take what they need,” said student organizer Erika Tretner, MD Program Class of 2024. “It doesn’t matter whether they need only a pound of food for the week or they need more than that.” Read more.

MD Program Class of 2021 Celebrates Residency Matches

At noon on Friday, March 19, fourth-year MD Program students learned where they will complete their residency training. Students celebrated their good news with champagne toasts and showers of confetti. Read more.

Student Organization Brings First-Gen Medical Students Together

A desire to help others, a love of learning, and skills like self-reliance and adaptability have gotten Daniyal Dar where he is today. Dar said he gained those skills along the path to medical school, navigating secondary education as a first-generation college student. Read more.

MD Students Form Task Force to Collect PPE

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has changed the routines of daily life for many, but Drexel University College of Medicine students are working together – and collaborating with new student groups – to make the best of the difficult situation. Read more.

Health Outreach Project: Student-Run Clinics Care for Vulnerable Communities

The Health Outreach Project offers free health services to people in poor and socially vulnerable communities through five weekly clinics and a dozen other programs, while training a corps of future physicians committed to patient-centered, culturally sensitive practice. Read more.

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