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Tufts University School of Medicine

Medical School

Mailing Address
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02111
Phone
(617) 636-7000
Email address
med-admissions@tufts.edu
School Information
"Tufts University School of Medicine prepares students to become skilled, passionate health care providers and researchers that make a difference in the world. Our graduates continue on to top-tier residencies or take leadership roles at prestigious organizations around the country. They segue into dynamic, fulfilling careers that improve lives and tackle some of medicine’s toughest challenges" (Source: https://medicine.tufts.edu/about/school-medicine). The School of Medicine has an enrollment of over 200 annually (Source: https://medicine.tufts.edu/academics/medicine/class-profile).
General Information
Tufts University School of Medicine has delved into a few actions to encourage and promote anti-racism. The school plans to implement anti-racist curriculum for all students. Training for anti-racism and anti-bias will be administered for all staff and faculty. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • Tufts University School of Medicine created a strategic plan where the school promises to "provide all students in all degree programs with a robust anti-racism curriculum that is multi-disciplinary, comprehensive and threaded throughout entire curricula, including clinical training."
  • The school will "hold students, faculty and administrators accountable for maintaining and supporting an anti-racist environment" and "assure that teaching, research and practice at TUSM are grounded in accurate and up-to-date scientific knowledge, including the understanding of race as a social construct."
Faculty/Staff Requirements
  • The school states that it will "provide opportunities for anti-racism and anti-bias training for all staff, clinical faculty and basic science/research faculty."
Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism
  • The school will "play a leadership role in AAMC and other local, state, regional and national organizations in creating a medical education system that is actively anti-racist."
Program and Research Funding
  • The school will "invest in infrastructure that coordinates anti-racism education and research within TUSM."
Last updated November 20th, 2022
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