Become a Doctor

Medical School Admissions at NEOMED

Northeast Ohio Medical University provides multiple pathways for students seeking an opportunity to become a doctor. Medicine students graduate with an M.D. Degree following a four-year period of study. Building upon personalized instruction on the state-of-the art NEOMED campus, medical students hone clinical skills through participation in experiences and clerkship rotations throughout northern and central Ohio in a distinctive community-based physician education model. NEOMED students enter residencies world-ready in a variety of primary care and specialty practice areas committed to improving community health in a leadership role.

Which path to becoming a doctor is the right fit for you?

If you are interested in:

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If you are interested in:
  • Building upon your existing bachelor’s degree as a college graduate by strengthening your academic preparation to succeed in medical school
  • Entering medical school and becoming a doctor as a second career from the medical field
  • Practicing as a community-based doctor in an urban setting in a primary care field such as family medicine
  • Participating in distinctive hands-on, co-curricular service and shadowing opportunities and pre-medicine courses at Cleveland State University exclusively for CSU-NEOMED Partnership for Urban Health students

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If you are interested in:
  • Applying to medical school after obtaining your undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Applying to medical school in your last year prior to completing you bachelor’s degree

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If you:
  • Are in good academic standing, AND
  • Are currently enrolled in medical school (allopathic or osteopathic), AND
  • Have passed the USMLE Step 1 Examination

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Who should apply?

Medical school at NEOMED is designed for students with an interest in advancing community health in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Successful candidates include those who are interested in:

  • upholding the mission, vision and values of the College of Medicine at NEOMED
  • continuing their rigorous academic journey in a challenging yet supportive setting
  • practicing in a rural or urban area, particularly in medically underserved regions
  • clinical training opportunities in partnership with 24 teaching hospitals and multiple clinical training sites encompassing urban, suburban, and rural communities across northern and central Ohio
  • advancing community health as a practicing physician
  • obtaining an interprofessional education to provide the very best care for your patients as the leader of an integrated 21st Century health care team
  • preparing to serve diverse populations
  • building lifetime connections to a leading network of health care professionals and other stakeholders

Information for Guidance Counselors & College Advisors

Guidance counselors and college advisors are welcome to create and access a personal information portal with NEOMED to learn more about our programs and campus events.

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Office of Enrollment Services
Phone: 330.325.6270
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