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1005 DB Todd Blvd.
Nashville , Tennessee 37208

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1005 DB Todd Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208
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About Meharry Medical College

Meharry Medical College, located in the vibrant city of Nashville, Tennessee, is a distinguished private not-for-profit institution renowned for its exceptional medical and healthcare education. Established in 1876, Meharry has a rich history rooted in its commitment to promoting diversity, social justice, and the delivery of quality healthcare services.

As a leading institution in health sciences education, Meharry Medical College offers a range of programs focusing on medicine, dentistry, biomedical sciences, and public health. With a rigorous curriculum and a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, students at Meharry are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a meaningful impact in their respective fields.

One of the standout features of Meharry Medical College is its commitment to addressing healthcare disparities and serving underserved communities. With its strong social mission, the college actively seeks to educate and train a diverse group of healthcare professionals who are dedicated to improving the health outcomes of underprivileged populations. This dedication to social justice sets Meharry apart from many other institutions, making it an ideal choice for students who are passionate about community service and making a genuine difference in people’s lives.

Meharry’s location in Nashville, Tennessee, adds another layer of appeal to the college experience. Known as the “Music City,” Nashville is a vibrant and culturally diverse city that offers a plethora of opportunities for students. From its lively music scene, featuring various genres such as country, rock, and blues, to its thriving arts and entertainment industry, Nashville provides a stimulating environment for students to enjoy during their time at Meharry.

Moreover, Nashville is also home to numerous healthcare institutions, providing a rich network of opportunities for Meharry students to gain practical experience and connect with professionals in their desired fields. Students can take advantage of internships, research opportunities, and clinical placements offered by these institutions, further enhancing their educational journey and preparing them for successful careers in healthcare.

The campus itself is nestled in the heart of Nashville, providing a convenient and accessible setting for students. Equipped with modern facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories, Meharry Medical College ensures that students have a conducive learning environment that promotes their academic and personal growth. Additionally, the college also offers a range of support services, including mentoring programs, counseling services, and student organizations, to foster a sense of community and provide comprehensive support to its diverse student body.

In conclusion, Meharry Medical College is a prestigious institution that stands as a beacon of excellence in healthcare education. Its unwavering commitment to serving underserved communities, combined with its robust programs and dedication to social justice, make it an ideal choice for students aspiring to make a difference in the field of healthcare. Set against the backdrop of Nashville’s vibrant culture and plethora of opportunities, Meharry provides a truly enriching college experience for its students.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations