Creighton University School of Medicine is made up of clinical and basic science departments that contribute to teaching future medical professionals and discovering the latest developments in medicine. Faculty members in each department are encouraged to work together to advance the field and promote wellness for all individuals.
School of Medicine Departments
- Anesthesiology: Actively involved in Creighton’s teaching mission and providing anesthesiology services to the community.
- Biomedical Sciences: Provides education and research opportunities in the medical sciences and training in research and advanced clinical anatomy through graduate programs.
- Clinical and Translational Science: Supporting and advancing education, collaboration and research in clinical and translational science.
- Health Policy and Ethics: Studying ethical issues in health care and health policy while supporting and fostering excellence in teaching ethics.
- Family Medicine: Trains physicians to become patient advocates and work with diverse patient populations in any practice setting.
- Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Dedicated to researching and teaching in the areas of microbial pathogenesis and host defense.
- Medicine: Educates medical students, residents, fellows and other medical professionals while developing and maintaining groundbreaking research programs; encompasses 12 divisions.
- Neurology: Home to one of the best stroke programs in the nation and outstanding clinical programs known for their comprehensive neurological care.
- Obstetrics and Gynecology: Positively impacts women’s health care through education and meaningful clinical research.
- Pathology: Committed to educating professionals on the pathophysiology of human disease and utilizing this knowledge to impact patient care.
- Pediatrics: Promotes an understanding of childhood disease by educating students, physicians and the public.
- Pharmacology: Gives professional students an understanding of the pharmacological basis of therapeutics.
- Preventive Medicine: Inspired by Henry T. Lynch, M.D. and his groundbreaking research on hereditary cancer.
- Psychiatry: Educates medical students, residents and fellows and provides continuing education to the medical community.
- Radiology: Prepares radiologists to advocate for patient safety in a technologically advanced field.
- Surgery: Conducts innovative surgical research and ensures exceptional education for students, residents and medical professionals; encompasses 9 divisions.