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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

Drexel Medical Students Share Friendship, Stem-Cell-Donation Bond

John McCormick and Ryan Rothman, both second-year medical students in Drexel University’s College of Medicine, share a medical tie — McCormick was saved by a stem cell donation, and Rothman recently donated his stem cells to save someone else.

"Patients Teach Students"

Drexel medical students learn how to understand and communicate with people with complex disabilities from the best possible teachers — people living with disabilities themselves. Their instructors are residents of Inglis House, a specialty nursing care facility that provides long-term residential care for adults with physical disabilities, including multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and stroke.

"Medical Student Joy Abiola Fatunbi Wins Excellence In Medicine Minority Scholars Award"

Joy Abiola Fatunbi, a 2019 MD candidate at the College of Medicine, was named the 2017 recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars Award. The award was given as part of the AMA Foundation Excellence in Medicine Awards program on June 9, 2017, during the AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Healing Arts: Students and Trainees Learn the Power of Integrating Art and Medicine

Many students at the College of Medicine are finding that involvement with the arts helps to enhance their medical school experience and may benefit their future patients.

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