1.5.A. Departments in the School of Medicine

The establishment or abolition of an academic department is recommended by the Dean to the Provost after consulting the Executive Committee of the School. If the Provost recommends approval, the proposal is forwarded to the Advisory Board, which submits a recommendation to the President. The President, in turn, recommends it to the Board of Trustees, which makes the final decision. The rationale for giving departmental status to an academic activity must be strong and well supported by documentation of programmatic need and meeting financial and other requirements.

There are currently thirty-one academic departments within the School of Medicine.

1. Basic Sciences Departments

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Bioengineering
  3. Biomedical Data Science
  4. Chemical and Systems Biology
  5. Comparative Medicine
  6. Developmental Biology
  7. Epidemiology & Population Health 
  8. Genetics
  9. Health Policy
  10. Microbiology and Immunology
  11. Molecular and Cellular Physiology
  12. Neurobiology
  13. Structural Biology

2. Clinical Sciences Departments

  1. Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  2. Cardiothoracic Surgery
  3. Dermatology
  4. Emergency Medicine
  5. Medicine
  6. Neurology and Neurological Sciences
  7. Neurosurgery
  8. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  9. Ophthalmology
  10. Orthopaedic Surgery
  11. Otolaryngology
  12. Pathology
  13. Pediatrics
  14. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  15. Radiation Oncology
  16. Radiology
  17. Surgery
  18. Urology