Higher Learning

Prepare to lead as a valuable member of a team no matter where you serve.

You are part of the change that drives your learning. We continuously and strategically review, update and enhance what and how we teach with student input at every stage.

Amassing essential foundational knowledge is balanced with the art of being a physician, leader and collaborator. Skills are taught and developed in the context of how they will be practically applied as you launch your career and make an impact while you train. Along the way, you'll provide invaluable insight and feedback that help improve the process.

The result: a dynamic and evolving curriculum delivered in a supportive, collegial environment with responsive faculty and dedicated time to explore your passions.

  • Our curriculum is designed to allow you to uniquely become the type of physician you have dreamed of. We want you to have the sustained ability to do significant exploration, not only in the areas you are curious about, but also in those spaces that you are passionate about. We want you to be able to both serve and thrive as physicians based on the things that make you an amazing individual.

Read more about the University of Michigan Medical School’s institutional competencies and objectives for medical student education.

Read our credit hour policy.