About BUSM and GMS

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is a major research institution, providing an exceptional environment for students interested in basic science, clinical investigation, or public health and health services oriented research. BUSM has 660 medical students, and a similar number of graduate students in the medical school actively engaged in the study of medicine and the biomedical sciences

A leader in medical education and research, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) resides at the hub of a modern urban academic health center that provides an exceptional environment for students interested in basic science, clinical investigation, or public health and health services oriented research.

Located in Boston’s historic South End, the School shares a campus with Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center, and Boston Medical Center, our primary teaching hospital.

Integrated since 1864 and co-educational since 1873, BUSM has almost 700 medical degree students and more than 800 master’s and doctorate degree students of exceptional qualifications and experience who are pursuing the study of medicine and the biomedical sciences.

For more than 130 years, BUSM faculty have consistently ranked among those on the frontiers of scientific and medical knowledge. Clinical faculty who are engaged in treating diverse patient populations provide patient-centered training and basic science faculty are engaged in cutting-edge research.

Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

The Division of Graduate Medical Sciences is the graduate division in the School of Medicine.  It offers doctoral and masters degree training in the basic sciences and many health sciences disciplines, including bioimaging, clinical investigation, medical sciences, and mental health and behavioral medicine, biomedical forensics and genetic counseling.