UMass Chan Medical School

  • Top 10% for primary care education
  • Top 1% for student satisfaction
  • $400M annual research expenditures

UMass Chan Medical School Campus Profile

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  • Location Urban

The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, the state’s first and only public medical school, is a world-class health sciences campus renowned for the quality and scope of its medical research and education. 

UMass Chan Medical School at a Glance

Perennially ranked in the top 10 percent for primary care education by U.S. News & World Report, UMass Chan Medical School advances the health and well-being of the people of the Commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery.

Student Satisfaction

Located 45 minutes west of Boston in the second-largest city in New England, UMass Chan offers rigorous health sciences programs in three graduate schools: the T.H. Chan School of Medicine, the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing. Its School of Medicine is ranked in the top one percent nationally for student satisfaction.

World-Leading Discovery

Boasting some of the world's leading scientific minds, UMass Chan Medical School's faculty includes a Nobel Laureate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators and a Breakthrough Prize winner. UMass Chan is a globally recognized leader in biomedical research, with its researchers making pivotal advances in the fight against HIV, cancer, diabetes, ALS and infectious diseases, and its campus hosting an institute for rare diseases research and an RNA Therapeutics Institute.

Funded Research

UMass Chan Medical School's relentless commitment to discovery is supported by nearly $400 million each year in external research funding. UMass Chan ranks 14th nationally among public medical schools for funding from the National Institutes of Health, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

Total Research & Development Expenditures

The UMass Chan Medical School campus remains committed to research growth, with R&D expenditures approaching $400 million.

Fiscal year expenditures

From clinical excellence to groundbreaking discovery, UMass Chan Medical School is revolutionizing the medical landscape.

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A Career in Medicine

UMass Chan Medical School includes the T.H. Chan School of Medicine, the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing and the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. A world-class education from UMass Chan Medical School prepares students for a rewarding career in medicine that enriches the lives of others.

Cutting-Edge Medical Research

UMass Chan Medical School is home to some of medicine's preeminent researchers. Working closely together in a uniquely collaborative environment, they seek to identify and develop solutions to devastating ailments ranging from heart disease to ALS. Their efforts have the potential to create a better future for all.

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