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About Us

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 scientific discovery.

Our Vision

To Educate, To Discover, To Heal

Our Mission

To advance health and wellness across the life span for the people of New York and the world through the education of tomorrow’s leaders in health care and biomedical sciences, innovative research and outstanding clinical care.

Our Goals

  • attract the most promising individuals and support their development
  • enhance our intellectual and technological environment to foster exceptionally creative science and education
  • develop and maintain excellent clinical programs to provide outstanding care
  • cultivate excellence, collegiality, and diversity
  • observe the highest standards of ethics, integrity, professionalism, and humanism
  • apply advances in science, medicine, and education to the betterment of humanity