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Dedicated to excellence in training tomorrow’s health professionals and biomedical researchers


What makes the UNC School of Medicine one of the nation’s leading public medical schools? An unwavering commitment to world-class patient care and groundbreaking research. We start by recruiting world-class faculty and top medical and graduate students. Our research faculty are leaders in their fields, dedicated to training graduate students to push the boundaries of basic and translational research. Our clinical faculty are committed educators who understand that their efforts culminate in medical students excelling in clinical practice. With an incomparable faculty-to-student ration and a remarkable research and clinical infrastructure, the learning environment at the UNC School of Medicine is unlike anywhere else and allows us to prepare the research and healthcare leaders of the future.

Medical Education Building

Set to open in 2022, UNC School of Medicine’s new medical education building will grow the school’s statewide impact on the physician workforce and enhance the delivery of its cutting-edge curriculum to help Carolina reach its goal of being the nation’s leading public medical school.

Computer Rendering - Medical Education Building

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in Primary Care for Best
Medical Schools (US News)

Medical Student


% of African American graduates

Match Day 2019

Among the
average debt for graduates thanks to generous public and philanthropic support


Medical Student in the lab

nationally for total minority PhD completion in the biological and biomedical sciences

Lab photo

top-ranked NIH-funded
basic science and clinical departments


top-ranked Allied Health programs


Preparing medical professionals for a lifetime of excellence and service and researchers
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Bioscience training at the highest level
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Improving healthcare through the health sciences
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Earn a dual degree from one of the nation’s leading public schools of medicine
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Gain clinical elective experience through the UNC School of Medicine
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Increasing opportunities in the health professions for students from underrepresented backgrounds
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