• 90

    students per class

  • 6

    student-run free clinics

  • 100

    percent of students engage in research

Our Mission

At the University of Chicago, in an atmosphere of interdisciplinary scholarship and discovery, the Pritzker School of Medicine is dedicated to inspiring diverse students of exceptional promise to become leaders and innovators in science and medicine for the betterment of humanity.

The Pritzker School of Medicine is a private professional school within the University of Chicago's Biological Sciences Division (BSD), where faculty are appointed and departments are located, and is affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine academic health system.

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The University of Chicago

One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since our 1890 founding. Today, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to our Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping UChicago at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world.

Meet the Dean for Medical Education

Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP. In this role, she oversees medical education across the continuum of education, including for students in the Pritzker School of Medicine, for all residents and fellows in graduate medical education programs at University of Chicago Medicine, faculty continuing education, and provides leadership for the simulation center.


Why Pritzker?


Our students say our academic and research reputation, the quality of our faculty, and the success of our graduates all influenced their decision to choose Pritzker for their medical education.

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Pritzker Students Volunteering during Pritzker Day of Service 2023

Making a Difference

All students at Pritzker have the opportunity to participate in Service-Learning activities throughout medical school: working alongside fellow students, faculty, and community members during the Days of Service; providing clinical care at our student-run free clinics; or leading health education activities at our partner schools.

Life at Pritzker

What's Happening This Quarter

Spring has arrived in Hyde Park, and first- and second-year students are immersed in their pre-clinical education. Third-year students are nearing the end of their clinical rotations and have begun finalizing their specialty choices. Meanwhile, fourth-year students have matched to residencies and are fast approaching graduation.

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