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About the College of Medicine

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Welcome to the UC College of Medicine

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, located in the heart of the city just east of the university’s uptown campus, has a distinguished reputation for training prominent health care professionals and providing leading-edge research.

Because of its excellence in education, patient care and research, students, researchers, physicians and patients travel from all over the world to take advantage of its many opportunities.

Established in 1819, the College of Medicine is considered the oldest medical college west of the Allegheny Mountains. It boasts an exceptional list of alumni and current and past faculty who have made considerable contributions to medicine and the medical sciences.

The College of Medicine is committed to providing a curriculum which offers diverse learning opportunities. Students develop a broad range of knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practice medicine. The curriculum has been carefully structured to balance subject-specific courses, integrated content blocks and clinical experiences.


Joint Vision of UC College of Medicine, UC Physicians and UC Medical Center:
Through collaboration and innovation, we will be the leader in improving the health of our local and global community.


Joint Mission of UC College of Medicine, UC Physicians and UC Medical Center:
Our mission is to improve health for all through:

  • Personalized care embracing best clinical practices
  • Innovative interdisciplinary research
  • Premier clinical and scientific training
  • Creative community partnerships





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