School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
-Pearl Buck
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The Wayne State University School of Medicine aims to provide first-rate medical education while leading the field through research and patient care. With more than 1,000 medical students, it is the third largest medical school in the country, offering Ph.D., master, and M.D. - Ph.D. programs in 14 areas of basic science to about 400 students annually. Although the school’s faculty offer expertise in virtually all medical fields, the institution’s areas of research emphasis include cancer, women’s and children’s health, neuroscience and population studies.

Excellent facilities, renowned faculty and diverse patient population combine to make the medical school one that provides outstanding opportunities for undergraduate and graduate training. Students will experience an enriched educational curriculum that reflects the school’s commitment to preparing medical students who will be caring doctors, sensitive to the humanistic as well as the scientific aspects of health care.