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Morehouse School of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), located in Atlanta, Ga., was founded in 1975 as the Medical Education Program at Morehouse College. In 1981, MSM became an independently chartered institution. MSM is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for our social mission. 

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Founded in 1975 as a 2-year Basic Sciences medical program at Morehouse College under the leadership of Dr. Louis Sullivan.


Morehouse School of Medicine is a trusted leader in healthcare education, committed to eliminating health disparities and advancing the healthcare field to drive real change. If you truly want to make an impact in solving the most critical healthcare challenges facing our nation and the world, our dedicated faculty and forward-thinking community stand ready to nurture and inspire you.


  • From the genetic epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in ethnic populations to the physiology of sleep disorders, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) leads rigorous basic science, clinical, community health, and policy research to improve the health and well-being of people everywhere.
  • Our research portfolio in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience and HIV/AIDS, among other topics impacting underserved communities, is well-established with significant funding from leading research funders such as National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 


Career and Professional Development at Morehouse School of Medicine is central to our strategy to be an employer of choice and supportive of all members of the MSM community. Our goal is to ensure that every member of the MSM community has an opportunity to grow professionally toward their career aspirations.


Student services

  • OSLER is dedicated to providing services, including academic, career development, and learning skill development, to students from every degree program at MSM. 
  • The mission of the Office of Disability Services (ODS) is to provide individuals with disabilities equal opportunities and equal access to academic programs, employment and activities at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). ODS is committed to providing an equitable and inclusive environment for all members of the community.

Housing services

MSM will make a reasonable accommodation available to any qualified individual with a disability who requests an accommodation. A reasonable accommodation is designed to assist an employee or applicant in the performance of the essential functions of his or her job or MSM’s application requirements.

Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.

Library services

The MSM library includes collaborative communal space with writable walls, an open environment with natural light, a more inviting entry, updated finishes and contemporary furniture. A student lounge is located in close proximity to the library.

Medical services

Comprised of more than 100 practicing physicians—who are all MSM faculty members—Morehouse Healthcare is an integral part of MSM's mission to provide excellence in medical training and high-quality, comprehensive care to the community. Our clinical practice includes interdisciplinary programs that advance total wellness and offer developmental, family-centered, and social services.

Student Life

Campus life

Westview - Main Campus

Sports facilities

The Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) provides quality health care services to students of the Atlanta University Consortium Center. We are privileged to provide a variety of health and wellness-related services for our students, emphasizing a holistic approach to encourage growth physically, mentally, emotionally, academically, and socially. SHWC’s goal is to inspire students to empower themselves by being proactive in their health and wellbeing, to encourage students to believe in their capabilities academically and personally and to support them as they become all that they desire to be.

Student clubs

Student National Medical Association. American Medical Student Association. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. American Medical Association (AMA-Medical Student Section)


MSM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Council on Education for Public Health, Liaison Committee on Medical Education and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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