Tufts University School of Medicine

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Tufts University School of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine (pronunciation: tufts yoo-ni-ver-si-tee skool of med-i-sin) is a prestigious medical school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is part of Tufts University, a private research university in the United States.


The school is named after its parent institution, Tufts University, which was founded in 1852 by Christian philanthropist Charles Tufts. The School of Medicine was established later in 1893.


The Tufts University School of Medicine offers a variety of degree programs including Doctor of Medicine (MD), combined MD/Master of Public Health (MPH), combined MD/Master of Business Administration (MBA), and combined MD/Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The school is known for its rigorous academic programs, innovative research, and commitment to community service.


The curriculum at the Tufts University School of Medicine is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the basic sciences, clinical skills, and the art of patient care. The curriculum is divided into two phases: the pre-clinical phase and the clinical phase.

Affiliated Hospitals

The Tufts University School of Medicine is affiliated with several teaching hospitals in the Boston area, including Tufts Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, and Maine Medical Center.

Notable Alumni

Many notable physicians, researchers, and healthcare leaders have graduated from the Tufts University School of Medicine. These include Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health, and Anthony Monaco, the current president of Tufts University.

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