About Emory University
The 704-acre campus is in a beautifully wooded area six miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Emory University, recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful, leafy campus. Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate more than $521 million in research funding annually, while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, centers and partners.
Emory University School of Medicine has 2,359 full- and part-time faculty and 712 volunteer faculty. The school has 550 students and trains 1,205 residents and fellows in 98 accredited programs. The school has 82 MD/PhD students in one of 40 NIH-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Programs.
Medical school faculty received $330.5 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2013, plus another $74.1 million in funds received by medical faculty at other units in the health sciences center and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Ranked 16th nationally in NIH dollars received, the school is known for its research and treatment in heart disease, cancer, neurosciences, transplantation, infectious disease, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.
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