Meharry Medical CollegeUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1876

Mission: Meharry Medical College is an academic health sciences center that exists to improve the health and health care of minority and underserved communities by offering excellent education and training programs in the health sciences. True to its heritage, Meharry places special emphasis on providing opportunities for people of color, individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, and others regardless of race or ethnicity; delivering high quality health services; and conducting research that fosters the elimination of health disparities.

Vision: In 2026, Meharry Medical College will: Have an enrollment of more than 1,700, including 900 medical students, 500 dental students and 300 graduate students. Enroll students in: Medicine Dentistry Biomedical science Public health Health policy Health economics Medical sociology Data science Physician assistant studies Biomedical engineering Bioinformatics Enroll students from across the U.S. and around the world who aspire to improve the lives of disadvantaged populations. Have a residential population of at least 1,200 on the “village campus.” Be the national model for the delivery of inter-professional training for aspiring students and working professionals. Be a leader in data-driven, health equity-focused research in the following areas: Cancer Educational effectiveness and performance Infectious disease Mental and behavioral health/substance abuse Obesity/cardiovascular disease Oral health Precision medicine/health Be the trailblazer in defining and implementing a new model for delivering value-based, patient-centered health care: In Nashville In rural Tennessee and the Mississippi Delta In urban communities across the U.S. Be a national leader in clinical medicine in: Cancer Infectious disease Mental and behavioral health/substance abuse Obesity/cardiovascular disease Oral health Have a network of regional, national and international partners to expand its clinical reach and provide additional educational opportunities for students and residents. Have a comprehensive multi-specialty group practice composed of technologically adept primary care and specialist physicians, dentists and oral surgeons, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, optometrists, nutritionists, behaviorists, and community health workers who provide value-based, patient-centered health care. Collaborate in the design and implementation of focused synergistic community networks that complement MMC’s education, research and clinical missions and provide leverage for service engagement opportunities.



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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

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Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Medicine 689th403rd639th373rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 721st345th624th319th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

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