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White Coat Day 2018

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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Meharry Medical College is one of the nation’s oldest and largest historically black academic health science centers dedicated to educating physicians, dentists, researchers, and health policy experts. Founded in 1876 as the Medical Department of Central Tennessee College, Meharry was the first medical school in the South for African Americans. It was chartered separately in 1915.


Today, Meharry includes a medical school, dental school, and a graduate school and is home to the Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health Policy at Meharry. We offer a variety of degrees, including Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Master of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.), Master of Health Sciences (M.H.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).


Summit for Young Black Men Considering Health Careers Draws More Than 110 — Some from Columbia, S.C.

  On Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, an estimated 110 high school and college-aged black men and family members gathered at Meharry Medical College to…

Meharry Medical College Launches Data Science Institute Fueling Learning and Care Improvements for Minorities and Underserved

    Meharry Medical College has announced the launch of its new initiative, the Data Science Institute, a historic development in the treatm…

Fall 2018 Career and Residency Fair Exceeds Expectations for Students and Participating Programs

  Students attending Meharry’s Fall 2018 Career and Residency Fair may have come to practice in mock interviews and receive feedback on their CVs…


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The mission of Meharry Medical College includes empathy for the disadvantaged, education in the health sciences, and maintenance of a center of excellence for the practice and delivery of health care.
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Learn more about our publication – the Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.

The February 2018 edition is now available.


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