Emory University School of Medicine conducts an extensive program of teaching, research, and service that involves 3,152 total full-time, part-time, and volunteer faculty members and 3, 202 total medical and academic health professions students and house officers. The school is continually extending its program into areas beyond the bounds of traditional medical education for the benefit of the student and society.
Medical education at Emory is enhanced by the presence of a large patient population and numerous affiliated and supportive agencies. Metropolitan Atlanta's 4.5 million people provide the breadth of experience necessary for a complete medical education. The medical complex surrounding the School of Medicine provides an excellent environment for medical education and research.
Emory University School of Medicine offers a dynamic blend of active learning, early clinical skills training, patient contact, traditional lecture, and small-group learning. The MD program is complimented by close interaction with faculty mentors who are committed to training men and women to become the future leaders of American medicine.
Emory's dual degree programs allow medical students to pursue their interests in public and global health, bioethics, business, and research in the fields of biomedical science, microbiology, immunology, neuroscience, nutrition, and many of the arts...just to name a few.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy has historically been one of the top physical therapy educational programs in the country. The unique design of the program fosters exceptional skills, creativity, reflectivity, and humanity while instilling self-confidence as students transform into outstanding professionals and independent practitioners.
The combined DPT/MBA degree focuses on giving future physical therapists this necessary skill-set for successfully integrating medicine and business while the DPT-MPH degree will enable future physical therapists to become leaders in health care policy and impact healthcare and public health in innovative ways.
Individuals who successfully complete this program are awarded a Master of Medical Science degree by Emory University. In June of the senior year, students take the national Certifying Examination for Anesthesiologist Assistants. Following graduation and successful completion of the Certifying Examination, graduates can become integral anesthetist members of an anesthesia care team practice lead by an anesthesiologist.
The Genetic Counseling Training Program is the first in the state of Georgia and offers a unique combination of cutting-edge coursework, extensive and varied clinical experiences, research opportunities and a program-long focus internship. Our training emphasizes skills that allow students to serve the genetic needs of the medical community today, while fostering integration of the genomic medicine advances of tomorrow.
The program emphasizes evidence-based primary care and preventive medicine, the provision of health care to the medically underserved and utilization of information technology to achieve these goals. The Program promotes team care, patient advocacy and the delivery of primary health care for all patients.
The Emory University Physician Assistant program and the Rollins School of Public Health offer one of the few dual degree programs (MMSc/MPH) in the country ensuring the highest quality preparation in both disciplines. This three-year long (9 semesters) program enables physician assistants with an MPH to take a lead in improving the health of communities around the world and manage patients in clinics and hospitals.
Emory University's Medical Imaging Program is one of the few programs offering a baccalaureate degree in this rapidly advancing field. Graduates of the program should advance more rapidly within the profession into management, educational positions, careers as application specialists for imaging equipment, or advanced clinical practice in CT and MRI.