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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 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.
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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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
Winter is here! Our fourth-year students are interviewing for residency positions while third-year students continue their clinical training and first- and second-year students lay the foundations of their medical education.