Make a Real Difference Right Away by Serving
in the Local Community — or Across the Globe
You don't have to wait until you become a physician to begin making a difference in the lives of others and having an impact on your community. During your first two years at Wright State, you can choose among a wide variety of service learning opportunities, including volunteering at a free clinic for the uninsured and underserved, providing free school physicals or classroom presentations for local students, or even completing a medical mission abroad as part of our international health program.
Our emphasis on service learning and culture of community involvement are the result of both our students' natural passion and a strong institutional commitment. We believe this combination helps to explain why our graduates consistently go on to become some of the finest physicians practicing anywhere, in any field. In fact, a recent nationwide study, which evaluated 141 U.S. medical schools on the percentage of graduates who practice primary care, work in health professional shortage areas and are underrepresented minorities, ranked the Boonshoft School of Medicine fourth in the nation for its social mission.
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Eight Great Reasons for Choosing Wright State
Whether you’re ready to apply to medical school or just beginning to explore your options, we’re excited that you’ve found the Boonshoft School of Medicine. This page will lead you quickly to the information and answers you need while giving you a sense of what makes our school — from our exceptional students and faculty to our innovative programs and state-of-the-art facilities — special.