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Yale School of Medicine invites you to take charge of your own educational path and to actively engage with it. We provide you with the flexibility and freedom that you need to pursue in-depth topics that fascinate you and to take the time that is required to develop deep understanding. The Yale System of medical education requires that you take responsibility for your own learning and internalize the motivation, curiosity, and commitment needed to master the material you need to learn.

Why Should You Apply?

Yale School of Medicine allows you to assume responsibility for your professional development within a community of learners dedicated to each other, their patients, and society. The Yale system of medical education embodies a uniquely supportive environment for you to develop the foundation of knowledge, critical thinking, and clinical skills needed to be outstanding clinicians, scientists, and leaders.

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

I am surrounded by some of the smartest, kindest, most thoughtful faculty and students, and this has made my experience very rich.

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