Meharry Medical College School of Medicine Review
The School of Medicine of Meharry Medical College is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its first class in 1876. Meharry Medical College is an HBCU that is committed to education for African Americans and serving the underserved, although each class at Merharry has a mix of different races and cultures present. Students volunteer at the student run Salt Wagon Clinic providing care for the underinsured. Each year Meharry provides over 35 million dollars in uncompensated care. Many students are involved in student-run organizations and in the community. Three out of every four Meharrians return to urban or rural communities to practice.
The School of Medicine of Meharry Medical College pledges to offer a unique, quality, health science education to students of diverse origins, especially African Americans, with emphasis on addressing underserved populations. In addition, the School of Medicine will teach and monitor excellence in the delivery of primary or holistic care, provide a foundation for life-long learning, and conduct research relevant to the health of the disadvantaged.
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- Annual High Temp: 69.7°F
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- Av. Annual Snowfall: 7 inch
*US average index is 100