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About the College

Our academic medical center is indispensable in innovative, high-impact education, research, and patient care.

About / About the College

About the College

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is part of the Tristate region’s only academic medical center, with $162 million in research grants and contracts holdings and 2,703 faculty, physicians, and advance practice providers in 89 specialties generating 2.2 million total visits annually, making it indispensable in education, research, and patient care. The academic medical center also includes UC Health, Cincinnati VA Hospital, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, recently named the #1 pediatric hospital in the country.

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine has a distinguished reputation for training prominent health care professionals and providing transformative research. We are leading urban public universities into a new era of innovation and impact. At the University of Cincinnati, we realize the impact our education, research, and patient care has on our community and the world. So, we don’t wait for change to happen. We break boundaries, boldly imagine, and create what’s next.

Established in 1819, the College of Medicine is Ohio’s first medical college and the nation’s second-oldest public college of medicine. University of Cincinnati Medical Center was founded in 1821 as the teaching hospital for UC College of Medicine, the first in the United States. UC College of Medicine boasts an exceptional list of alumni and current and past faculty who have made considerable contributions to medicine and the medical sciences. Numerous faculty have received prestigious national recognition from distinguished academies, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of Physicians, National Academy of Medicine, and National Academy of Sciences. Hundreds of UC College of Medicine faculty and researchers who practice medicine have been recognized by Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors in Cincinnati.

The College of Medicine is committed to providing a curriculum that offers diverse learning opportunities. Students develop a broad range of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to practice medicine. The curriculum has been carefully structured to balance subject-specific courses, integrated content blocks and clinical experiences.

UC is a public research university with an enrollment of nearly 48,000 students and is ranked fourth in the nation for co-ops and internships. Its endowment of $1.8 billion puts it among the top 25 public universities in the U.S. UC’s statewide economic impact is $22.7 billion. The university’s health affairs enterprise also includes the colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy.

UC College of Medicine Vision

To be indispensable through excellence in education, research, and patient care.

UC College of Medicine Mission

We work together in a spirit of collaboration, inclusion, and service:

  • To educate and train the physicians, scientists, and health professionals of tomorrow;
  • To advance knowledge through impactful, innovative research;
  • To improve health and well-being through compassionate, patient-centered care.

UC College of Medicine Values

We are committed to excellence, diversity, and integrity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish.

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University of Cincinnati
College of Medicine

CARE/Crawley Building
Suite E-870
3230 Eden Avenue
PO Box 670555
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0555

Mail Location: 0555
Phone: 513-558-7333
Fax: 513-558-3512