School of Medicine and Dentistry

  • Funds for research and clinical programs ultimately helped the School achieve the honor of being one of the top medical schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, ranking 16th in clinical primary care and 34th in research.
  • 10 George Eastman Circle scholarships helped the School continue to attract and successfully compete for the nation’s top medical and graduate students and helped keep their graduation debt far below the national average. The School is dedicated to training humanistic physicians who will be future leaders in clinical medicine, research, and administration.
  • Charitable giving supported more than 3,000 faculty and staff dedicated to scientific research, studying common and rare illnesses from cancer and heart disease to Parkinson’s and pandemic influenza. These efforts have led to therapies that have saved countless lives and improved human health locally, nationally, and across the globe.

Bullet points highlight impact made in 2020-21

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