As a nationally recognized research facility, the Wayne State University School of Medicine thrives on its research excellence, offering students the opportunity to achieve a first-rate medical education while leading the field through research. Throughout the school’s 25 basic and clinical departments, the efforts of the talented faculty are reflected upon the students as they gain the experience and knowledge necessary to succeed in the medical profession.

Areas of particular research excellence within the School of Medicine include the neurosciences and advanced imaging, women’s and child health, cancer, and urban and African-American health studies. Strong programmatic emphasis is placed upon the integration of the basic and clinical sciences through interdisciplinary research, which has led to the creation of several university designated institutes and centers. Because of these developments, students are provided with the ability to perform cutting-edge research, learn about the most advanced health care practices and obtain experience in other research related activities in the School of Medicine.


Browse the School of Medicine Collections:

Cancer Biology Graduate Program

Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics

C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences

Department of Immunology and Microbiology

Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Neurology

Department of Neurosurgery

Department of Oncology

Department of Pathology

Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pharmacology

Department of Physiology

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Department of Radiation Oncology

Department of Radiology

Department of Surgery

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Institute for Environmental Health Sciences

Kresge Eye Institute

Medical Student Research Symposium

Open Source Medicine

Perinatology Research Branch

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center