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School of Medicine
The founding physicians of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine created a revolutionary new medical curriculum that for the first time integrated a rigorous program of basic science education with intensive clinical mentoring. The original faculty created a curriculum designed not just to impart knowledge, but to create it. The "Hopkins Model" soon was adopted by virtually every medical school in the country.
Today, a newly revised curriculum integrates basic science education and clinical instruction with community-based learning. Education in medical history, ethics, even literature informs and expands the learning experience. Throughout the curriculum, the emphasis is on small-group and seminar learning, with private practitioners playing an expanded role. Students engage face-to-face, work shoulder-to-shoulder with many of the world's leading physicians, scientists and medical educators. The line between learning and teaching disappears into a continuum of discovery.
You can use the links on the left side of this page to explore the many offerings of our school. Click the tab below to review current medical student events.