Curriculum Overview

Rapid changes in health care delivery, biomedical knowledge, and technology require students entering medical school to confront a wide range of new information, practices, and issues as they proceed through their education and careers. With our long tradition of excellence in clinical training, TUSM provides a curriculum that balances state-of-the-art science with the humanities and art of medicine, while remaining a leader in curricular innovation. Our curriculum enables our graduates to assume lifelong scientific, scholarly, and humanistic professional attitudes as they face the myriad of challenges facing physicians in the 21st century.

Curriculum Details:

Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum

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A partnership between Tufts University and Maine Medical Center is giving medical students hands on experience while serving Maine communities.

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Innovative Curriculum

In 1986, Tufts School of Medicine was one of the first to pioneer Problem-Based Learning (PBL), a small-group case-based approach to learning. Today most medical schools use this highly effective teaching method.