Academic Centers

Meharry Geriatric Center eventMeharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center —  A collaboration of Meharry Medical College, Tennessee State University, and Vanderbilt University, the Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center (MCGEC), provides training for health professional students, faculty, and practitioners who provide geriatric care. The MCGEC is one of 45 Geriatric Education Centers federally funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Professionals.


 

Meharry Center of ExcellenceMeharry Medical College Center of Excellence —The Meharry Medical College Center of Excellence develops methodologies, plans, and procedures that improve information resources, clinical education, curricula, and cultural competence of Meharry graduates as they relate to minority health issues. Through its role as a Center of Excellence, Meharry Medical College continues as a leader in minority health education, ever-expanding the curriculum to prepare future physicians to be more effective with an increasingly diverse patient population.


 

HCOP MeharryMeharry Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)—The Meharry Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) is a six-week program with a curriculum designed to introduce Nashville-area high school students (rising juniors and seniors only) to the health care field by pairing them with physicians, residents, and nursing staff in clinical settings.


 

Meharry babyFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Regional Training Center—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Southeast is a cooperative effort between Meharry Medical College, Tennessee State University, the University of Louisville, and Morehouse School of Medicine. The headquarters is in the Meharry Medical College Department of Family and Community Medicine in Nashville, Tenn. FASD Southeast's goal is to train medical and health professionals in the prevention, recognition, diagnosis, intervention, and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.


 

CEDS peer tutorsCenter for Educational Development and Support Services — The Center for Educational Development and Support (CEDS) is a comprehensive academic support unit, established to foster an environment that stimulates and nurtures excellence in learning and teaching in medicine, dentistry and graduate studies/research.