Emory University School of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine is one of the nation’s finest institutions for biomedical education and research.

The School offers a range of degree programs including the MD Programs, MD/PhD, Physician Assistant (MMSc), Medical Imaging (BMSc), Anesthesiology & Patient Monitoring (MMSc), Physical Therapy (DPT). Emory MD/PhD students can pursue their PhD in a joint biomedical engineering program offered by Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. In 1997 Emory University and Georgia Tech established a combined Department of Biomedical Engineering staffed by faculty from both institutions.

Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges. Emory University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees.


- The School of Medicine is ranked 22nd among research-oriented medical schools (U.S. News & World Report 2010 edition).

- The Physician assistant program is rated 3rd while the physical therapy program is rated 11th in the nation (US News 2009 edition).

- Top 20 among US Best Medical Schools based on research by The Med School 100.

- The school received $292.2 million in research funding in 2005-2006, and ranked 19th among all US medical schools in total NIH research support.

- The Department of Biomedical Engineering is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News (2004).

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