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Medical school is a transformative experience

It is an exciting and challenging journey. At Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, your journey is enhanced by diversity, research, 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?

Learn about the College of Medicine

  • 100%Class of 2024 Residency Placement Rate
  • #2Most Diverse Medical School Nationwide, U.S. News & World Report, 2023
  • #36Most Graduates Practicing in Medically Underserved Areas, U.S. News & World Report, 2023


We offer a Doctor of Medicine degree, a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies, a Graduate Certificate in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, and an International Visiting Medical Student Program.


Current Student Resources

  • Research

    We discovered a new broad-based antibiotic and potential new treatments for osteoporosis and vascular calcifications

  • Community

    Our student teams have made 14,000+ household visits to more than 3,500 underserved patients


The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research ranks the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine #106 in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding and #38 in anatomy and cell biology research funding. Among public universities, we hold the #42 spot nationwide and an impressive #21 in anatomy and cell biology research.

Our new partnership with Baptist Health will further enhance our clinical research opportunities. Join us at the forefront of medical innovation!

Pathway to Medical School

Students that meet certain conditions after completing the Graduate Certificate in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences are guaranteed admission or an interview for the M.D. degree program HWCOM.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff are a critical resource to our college. We are committed to supporting our employees' excellence, resilience, and vitality throughout their years of service and engagement.


Faculty and Staff Resources