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Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Medical school is a transformative experience. It is an exciting and challenging journey. At HWCOM, your journey is enhanced by diversity, research and innovation, and community outreach.

Our unique, internationally recognized curriculum emphasizes how social factors impact health and disease and how research fuels the ability to improve patient outcomes.

Are you ready to start your journey with us?

HWCOM is committed to diversity and to addressing the physician shortage, particularly in primary care.


Most Diverse Medical School
U.S. News & World Report, 2021


Most Graduates Practicing in Medically Underserved Areas
U.S. News & World Report, 2021


Best Medical Schools: Diversity Index
[Public Medical Schools]

U.S. News & World Report


We discovered a new broad-spectrum antibiotic, Arsinothricin


43% of our students are underrepresented minorities in medicine

Community Engagement

Our student teams have made 12,000+ underserved household visits to more than 3,000 patients