Graduate Medical Education
Meharry Medical College exists to improve the health and health care of minority and
underserved communities by offering excellent education and training programs in the
health sciences. Meharry places special emphasis on providing opportunities to people
of color and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, regardless of race or ethnicity;
delivering high quality health services and conducting research that fosters the elimination
of health disparities.
Meharry offers eight fully accredited Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) residency programs within the School of Medicine and the School of Dentistry. There are six specialties within the School of Medicine: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Occupational Medicine. The School of Dentistry offers two residency programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and General Practice Residency.