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Tufts University School of Medicine is comprised of 25 departments, with over 5,000 faculty members, teaching students across 13 programs.

Basic Science Departments

Tufts School of Medicine has four basic science departments: Developmental, Molecular & Chemical Biology; Immunology; Molecular Biology and Microbiology; and Neuroscience. Their faculty members teach foundational medical science courses to MD and MBS students, mentor PhD candidates, and conduct biomedical research.

Medical Education 

The Department of Medical Education provide an essential framework and oversight for teaching Anatomy, Histology, Physiology and Cell Biology to medical students.

Clinical Departments

Tufts School of Medicine has twenty clinical departments and the majority of their teaching is done by faculty members at our affiliate hospitals, who bring deep clinical expertise and experience to the School.

Public Health & Community Medicine

The Department of Public Health & Community Medicine provides instruction to both MD and graduate students, and is home to Tufts Public Health graduate programs and a wide range of research activities related to the health of populations.

Full-time basic science faculty
Full-time clinical faculty