Education & Research
  • Creighton University is a comprehensive Catholic, Jesuit university founded in 1878 in Omaha, Nebraska. The university’s School of Medicine opened in 1892, and is committed to educating physicians in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition of caring for the whole person – mind, body and spirit.  The school has two regional campuses, in Omaha and at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, a member of Catholic Healthcare West.  The Creighton campus in Phoenix is the only Catholic medical school campus located west of Omaha.  The School of Medicine is committed to preparing future doctors for the medical challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in patient care, teaching, research and service.  Graduates of the Creighton University School of Medicine practice in all 50 states and are recognized nationally for their extraordinary clinical skills, communication, empathy, cultural competence and commitment to service.

  • A strong desire to make a difference in patients' lives drives the research efforts at Creighton University's School of Medicine. Researchers are making discoveries that can positively affect patients' lives in the areas of bacterial resistance, cancer, hearing loss and the conditions that affect bone health and loss.

    Part of the mission at Creighton University's School of Medicine is to develop new therapies to contribute to the health and well-being of patients. Research is essential to learning about the mechanism of diseases and new ways to prevent and treat disease.