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College of Medicine

For more than a century, Howard University College of Medicine has been providing students of high academic potential with a medical education of exceptional quality and thereby preparing future physicians and scientists to serve the underserved.



Leadership for America–Leadership for the Global Community



The mission, goals and objectives, as well as the overall activity of administrators, faculty and staff in the College of Medicine support a dedicated effort to provide “Leadership for America–Leadership for the Global Community” in preparing students for compassionate patient care, excellence in research and scholarship, and socially conscious service.


Core Emphasis

Today, while the College offers excellent research and research training opportunities, the major emphasis remains on the following:

  1. Training individuals to deliver excellent health care services—locally, nationally, and internationally—and exceptional research into the causation and treatment of health disparities among ethnic and racial groups;
  2. Improving the health of the American and global communities through a wide variety of public health education programs and initiatives;
  3. Continued education of postgraduate physicians, other health care providers, and graduate students in the biomedical sciences.
  4. Selecting students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds which contribute to a rich student body and learning experience.


Giving Opportunities

Fundraising priorities include:

  • Student Aid Campaign-Medicine
  • College of Medicine Annual Fund

Division of Development & Alumni Relations
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