School of Medicine

The mission of the Tufts University School of Medicine is to promote human health. We will fulfill our mission by emphasizing rigorous fundamentals while stimulating innovation as we: educate, in a dynamic learning environment, physicians, scientists, and public health professionals to become leaders in their fields; contribute to the advancement of the sciences basic to medicine through discovery, research, scholarship, and communication, and join with our partner institutions to provide the best care to our patients and communities.

Our Health Sciences Campus

We are located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts on a resource-rich campus that is home to several Tufts health research and teaching institutions, including the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. Next door is our main clinical affiliate, Tufts-New England Medical Center, a world-class academic medical center that offers outstanding patient care, conducts groundbreaking research, and trains our students in the latest medical practices.

Our Approach

We combine a rigorous academic foundation with innovative teaching in a spirit of collegiality and cooperation. Our graduates routinely advance their fields through discovery, research, scholarship and clinical practice.

Tufts School of Medicine graduates are distinguished not only by their exemplary patient care but also by their remarkable academic achievements. Tufts alumni work all around the world to raise the standards of their profession, in the top hospitals, clinics, health centers and in renowned research facilities.