Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo Review
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its first class in 1847. At the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, students have the opportunity to learn in a collaborative, welcoming environment, serving multiple communities and training in a variety of healthcare settings. The school offers student government, national organizations, professional interest groups, special interest groups, and medical clinics. Jacobs has multiple summer research programs and ongoing mentored research starting your first year for those who choose to pursue it. Students first take the basic sciences and then move into organ systems. Students at Jacobs also begin to see patients within the second month of medical school.
To advance health and wellness across the life span for the people of New York and the world through the education of tomorrow’s leaders in health care and biomedical sciences, innovative research and outstanding clinical care.
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Develop and inspire exceptional physicians and scientists through transformative education.
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Pioneer new approaches in health care practice, education and research.
Integrate diverse perspectives and contributions from the communities in which we work, live and learn.
Create and implement innovative solutions that advance medicine and improve health.
Through teamwork, multiply the impact of our work for the greatest possible benefit.
Pursue excellence and adhere to the highest standards in all endeavors.
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