Since its establishment in 1973, the Boonshoft School of Medicine has employed an innovative community-based model, which includes affiliations with seven major teaching hospitals to prepare students exceptionally well for the dynamic world of modern medicine. Our reputation has steadily grown due to our award-winning faculty, pioneering dual-degree programs, extensive research opportunities and graduates who consistently excel in top residency and fellowship programs. The school's academic departments include basic science departments located on the Wright State University campus and clinical departments based throughout the community.