Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Review
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its first students in 1874. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Curriculum 2.0 has four courses that are involved in each year of medical schools including: Core Clinical Curriculum (commonly seen cases), Foundations of Health Care Delivery, Learning Communities, and Research. Vanderbilt University has a commitment to diversity, and 20 percent of their incoming class is from groups underrepresented in medicine. Students have many opportunities to be involved on campus, whether that be at the Shade Tree Clinic that provides care to the underinsured, attending the Cadaver Ball, or participating in a club. Also, students at VUSM are sorted into colleges, and each year they compete for the College Cup and Olympic Style Day.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) seeks to matriculate a diverse group of academically exceptional students whose attributes and accomplishments suggest that they will be future leaders and/or scholars in medicine.
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- Annual High Temp: 69.7°F
- Annual Low Temp: 48.8°F
- Av. Annual Rainfall: 47.24 inch
- Av. Annual Snowfall: 7 inch
*US average index is 100
Overall School Ratings
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- USMLE Step 1 Prep
- Elective Rotations
- Professor Support and Mentorship
- Administration Responsiveness
- Class Camaraderie
- Research Opportunity
- Residency Match Support
- Diverse and Inclusive Environment
- Values Balance and Wellness
- Community Service Opportunity
- Location and Activities in Area
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