Academic Departments

Basic Medical Sciences

The School of Medicine has embarked on an innovative approach to interdisciplinary medical education and research. The Division of Basic Medical Sciences, located on the Macon Campus and the Department of Biomedical Sciences, located on the Savannah Campus are an integral part of that process.  Both are home to faculty members from multiple basic sciences disciplines that assume major responsibilities in the educational programs as well as actively engaged in research and service.

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Community Medicine

The Department of Community Medicine serves the School of Medicine as the academic home of the Community Medicine Program, the Community Preceptor Network and the Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities.  Community Medicine currently incorporates faculty members representing a number of unique and enriching professional and educational backgrounds, most with duties in both Community Medicine and research collaboration. The department provides rich educational opportunities, cutting-edge research and service learning to those wishing to study population health and contribute to clinical or community based research and service.

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Diagnostic Radiology 

The Diagnostic Radiology Program blends the best of academic radiology with the practical experience of a private-practice environment with more than 187,500 diagnostic exams performed annually.

Savannah Campus

Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Medicine Departments are located on the Macon and Savannah Campuses. The mission is to train and expose students and residents to all types of emergencies.  It is their goal to educate  and prepare proficient, caring physicians who are able to meet the many challenges of emergency medicine. 
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Family Medicine

The Departments of Family Medicine are located on the Macon, Savannah and Columbus Campuses.  The departments consist of undergraduate, residency, fellowship and research units that work collaboratively to provide medical students and residents with a broad and intensive experience in primary medical care.   In 2012, MUSM instituted an innovative 3-year accelerated medical school curriculum track that culminates in the MD degree and prepares students for early entry into a standard 3-year family medicine residency curriculum in affiliated Family Medicine residency programs at the Savannah or the Macon campus.  Learn more by clicking on the links below.

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Internal Medicine

The Departments of Internal Medicine are located on the Macon and Savannah Campuses and the programs focus on providing outstanding training opportunities in Internal Medicine.

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Programs located on the Macon and Savannah Campuses offer comprehensive training in obstetrics and gynecology, including all sub-specialties, to rotating medical students and residents.

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The Pathology Department, as with all clinical departments, have a faculty that consist of pathologists who are in active practice at hospitals in the community. 

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The Departments of Pediatrics located on the Macon and Savannah Campuses offer a program designed to provide students the experience and clinical skills needed to excel in general pediatrics, consistent with the focus of Mercer University School of Medicine on primary care.  Our faculty represent a mix of generalists and specialists to assure a well-balanced program that will prepare you for the world of pediatric medicine.

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Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

The Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences are located on the Macon and Savannah Campuses. The mission of the departments is to train medical students and other professionals to serve as primary care physicians and mental health providers in rural and underserved areas of Georgia.

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The Departments of Surgery located on the Macon and Savannah Campuses are dedicated to education and patient care in the field of general surgery, with a foundation in evidence-based surgical practice and a spirit of academic excellence. 

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