MD Program

Since accepting our first class in 1970, the primary responsibility of the School of Medicine has been to provide our students with an accessible, comprehensive and personally rewarding medical education. The UMMS curriculum optimally prepares students to excel as tomorrow’s caring, competent, and productive physicians. The school is committed to training in a full range of medical disciplines, with an emphasis on practice in the primary care specialties in the public sector and underserved areas of Massachusetts.

Clinical ExperienceOur MD program is consistently recognized for excellence in primary care training by U.S. News & World Report. Our expanding campus, with new state-of-the-art training facilities and a nationally recognized hospital, provides our students with a rich environment in which to develop their skills. With our  outstanding clinical training and exceptional research opportunities, graduates are prepared for a diverse range of career paths in the evolving field of medicine.


Clinical Experience GroupThe Medical School’s educational mission is enhanced by over 53 accredited residency programs; cooperative degree programs with area colleges and universities; diverse community-based education programs across the state of Massachusetts; outstanding achievements in basic and clinical research; and our Commonwealth Medicine initiatives. As the Commonwealth’s only public medical school, UMMS places an emphasis on partnerships with the community. Our students are actively engaged in serving the needs of Massachusetts' patient populations.

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