Formed in 1912 as the Chicago Hospital-College of Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is a national leader in interprofessional medical and healthcare education, offering a doctor of medicine program through the Chicago Medical School, doctor of podiatric medicine program through the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and a range of degrees through its College of Health Professions, including nurse anesthesia, nutrition, physical therapy, pathologists’ assistant and physician assistant. The University also offers advanced biomedical degrees through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. The University received candidate status for the PharmD program in its College of Pharmacy and welcomed its first class August 2011.
Current enrollment includes 2.157 students who are completing advanced biomedical and healthcare degrees. There are over 17,000 alumni of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, including more than 7.344 Chicago Medical School graduates, who dedicate their careers to promoting the health and well being of their patients.
The mission of Rosalind Franklin University is to serve the nation through the education of health professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the health of its people. Life in Discovery.
Today, the University stands on the frontier of the new healthcare by educating the next generation of healthcare professionals, conducting leading-edge biomedical research, and serving the community in innovative ways.