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Emory's Vision for Teaching and Education

Emory University School of Medicine will have the highest quality educational programs in undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, academic health, and continuing medical education. The school's programs will achieve national and international recognition for programs that:

  • Promote life-long learning by focusing on scholarship and the skills for independent and critical thinking;
  • Educate outstanding clinicians with both an understanding of basic sciences and a high degree of competence and compassion in the diagnosis and treatment of disease;
  • provide a strong foundation for training of both specialty and primary care physicians who are dedicated to delivery of superior health care;
  • Develop clinical and academic leaders who possess a strong foundation in research;
  • Foster the student-faculty relationship in an environment of cooperation that equally values education, research, and clinical service; and
  • Endorse a commitment to public health and community service.

Fall Enrollment for 2013

  • Medical Students    522
  • Health Professions Students in 5 programs  447
  • Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (GDBBS) & BME    496
  • House Staff and Fellows  1156
  • 87 ACGME accredited Residencies & Fellowships (1122 trainees)
  • 1 program accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Post-doctoral fellows    581

Total Number of Learners  3,202

Student Outcomes