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Welcome Letter and Resource Guide


Getting Started in the School of Medicine? What you need to know and where to find it!

Welcome!  We are glad you have accepted our invitation to join the staff of the Emory University School of Medicine (SOM). You will quickly learn the SOM is one of the country¿s leading academic medical centers and with that we all carry a great responsibility for professionalism, curiosity, respect, and continued growth. 

Emory University's vision statement states Emory is:

A destination university internationally recognized as an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged, and diverse community, whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care, and social action.

As a member of the Emory team, you are challenged to strive for this vision in everything you do. Click to read more about this vision statement.

This guide is a jumping off point for as you acclimate to the University and the School.  You will find useful links and other resources, so be sure to mark it as a 'favorite' on your internet browser.