From our founding as a medical school in 1846, to paving the way
for future physicians, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences builds upon its proud legacy of teaching, patient care and
Our new medical school will connect to nearby hospitals and
research facilities, creating a vibrant environment to support
growth into the next century. Moving downtown will maximize our
school’s benefits for the region and for medical
The construction of our new medical school and our impending move to it has afforded us the opportunity to examine the path of medical education and plan for its growth and development at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.