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A Meharry Story

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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 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.).

Strategic Plan:
Evolution & Transformation


Meharry Medical Clinics Reach Quality Metrics for Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

  In 2018, Meharry Medical Group (MMG) contracted with the State of Tennessee for its Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program. The contract…

Congressional Black Caucus Panel Shares Purpose, Focus of Meharry’s Center for the Study of Social Determinants of Health

Meharry leaders discuss the Center’s reasoning, upcoming initiatives and the importance of social determinants on health outcomes   On Thursday,…

Scenes from White Coat 2019


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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 November 2018 edition is now available.


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