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About the School
Today, the School of Medicine is an integral part of a large and growing Health Sciences Center that includes more than 200,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research space, a comprehensive standardized patient clinic and one of the largest academic medical simulation centers in the nation.
History of the School of Medicine
The University of Louisville School of Medicine is a vibrant institution with a proud heritage as one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in the southeastern United States. Founded in 1837 as the Louisville Medical Institute and becoming part of the university in 1846, the school led... Read more.
The mission of the School of Medicine is to be a vital component in the University of Louisville’s quest to become a premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university, to excel in the education of physicians and scientists for careers in teaching, research, patient care and community service, and to bring the fundamental discoveries of our basic and clinical scientists to the bedside. Continued...