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- IDEAL MEd Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Learner Experience Program in Medical Education
- Liberal and Professional Studies — Post Bac Program
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- Penn Health System
- Penn Medicine Facts & Figures
- Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research
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Patient Care Transitions
The Perelman School of Medicine enjoys an international reputation for innovation in areas ranging from leadership training to global health. Our groundbreaking curriculum set a new standard for medical education nationwide.
The three core blocks of the MD curriculum integrates basic sciences and clinical experience from day one. It teaches students self-directed lifelong learning skills, interdisciplinary teamwork and technological proficiency in the practice of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care.
Integration of basic, translational, social, clinical, and health systems sciences throughout the continuum of medical education, led by outstanding faculty committed to the privilege of teaching tomorrow's healthcare leaders.
Our training is designed to enable students to learn and work in teams throughout medical school. Our university campus provides unparalleled proximity and access to opportunities for educational enrichment at any of our leading graduate schools, innovative research centers, and renowned clinical facilities.
Numerous and diverse opportunities allow for customization of the medical education journey and pursuit of unique professional experiences so that all specific interests and career goals can be attained.
A Unique Opportunity in Medical Education
Medical students can customize their education to suit their interests. More than 50 percent of each class remains at Penn beyond four years to take advantage of resources for dual degrees, certificates, global health experiences, and research.
Admissions Vision Statement
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will select students who will become future physician leaders in health care, advancing science and discovery and furthering the clinical, educational, research, health policy and medical entrepreneurial missions for our society. Graduates of the Perelman School of Medicine will be leading advocates for these endeavors within their local environment as well as for the health of national and international communities. We strive to recruit a diverse and inclusive class that reflects these goals.
Principles of Selection at PSOM:
Student selection is a multifactorial process that emphasizes holistic review. Aspects considered include academic performance, breadth and depth of life experiences and personal attributes. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core missions of our institution. We strive for representation in our class from a variety of ethnic, racial, educational, gender identity & socioeconomic backgrounds. Successful candidates demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to community service, scholarly/research achievement and leadership ability.