The Perelman School of Medicine opened its doors in the fall of 1765, becoming the first medical school in the United States. Join us as we remember exciting beginnings, celebrate 250 years of leading medical education, and embrace a bright future ahead.

All historic photographs courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Archives


A History in Photos

Explore the rich history of the Perelman School of Medicine through candid photos of days past.

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Plan Your Visit

Whether you're just a few blocks away or across the pond, we'll help make sure you're comfortable!

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Celebrate the Past

Discover a timeline of exciting moments that have helped shape the Perelman School of Medicine.

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Join the Celebration

Get the scoop on all upcoming 250th Anniversary events and how you can participate! 

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Contact Us

Get in touch with us to update your current information or let us know how we can help.

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Embrace the Future

Learn about everything exciting on the horizon
for the Perelman School of Medicine.

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