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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

DrExcel Health Student Group Continues to Innovate Thanks to Collaboration, Health Sciences Building Resources

This spring, multidisciplinary teams of medical and biomedical engineering students from the DrExcel Health student group gathered for the annual Demo Day event to present concepts for innovative medical devices. The event took place at the Health Sciences Building, a work environment that helped the students create devices to address unmet needs in clinical practice. Read more.

March 15 Physick Society Wellness Yoga Event

March 15 Physick Society Wellness Yoga Event

Medicine and the Pursuit of Leadership

"As student doctors, we have an innate desire to create impactful change for our patients and the larger community, but it may be difficult to pursue a larger change in the community due to a variety of factors, including time, one's personal background or ethnicity. Drexel’s Aspiring Physician Executives (APEx) chapter is an organization that is in its second year at the university and has a mission to increase the number of diverse individuals in leadership within medically related spaces." (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Blog) Read more.

Latino Medical Student Association’s 2023 Year in Review

Drexel University College of Medicine’s Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) chapter takes great pride in the dedicated efforts we took in 2023 to advance the mission of LMSA within our academic sphere and the surrounding Latino community. We wish to highlight a few initiatives that encapsulate our dedication. Read more.

MD Program Students Work with Orthopedics-Interested High Schoolers at Fall Symposium

The 7th Annual Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium took place at Esperanza College on October 13, 2023. The symposium aims to immerse local high school students in the health sciences through a day filled with speakers, panelists and hands-on exposure to various health care fields. Faculty and students from health professional schools and organizations throughout Philadelphia participated. Read more.

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