Meharry Medical College is the nation's largest private, independent historically black institution dedicated solely to educating health science professionals. The College is particularly well known for its uniquely nurturing, highly effective educational programs; preeminence in health disparities research; culturally sensitive, evidence-based health services; and significant contribution to the diversity of the nation's health professions workforce. Black Issues in Higher Education's
ranking of institutions annually lists Meharry as the top educator of African Americans with M.D. and D.D.S. degrees and Ph.D. degrees in the biomedical sciences.
The Office of Lifelong Learning - Mission Statement
Within the tradition of medical education at Meharry Medical College the mission of the Office of Lifelong Learning is to provide high-quality continuing medical education (CME) for our faculty and other physicians and health care professionals. The Office will provide educational opportunities so that physicians may maintain and enhance the quality of their clinical practice and health sciences/medical scholars may become better teachers or researchers.