Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved (CV) division of Morehouse School of Medicine. The Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), located in Atlanta, Georgia, was founded in 1975 as a two-year Medical Education Program at Morehouse College including clinical training affiliations with several established medical schools for awarding the M.D. degree. MSM operates many community-based programs across Georgia and across the nation that address access to care, violence reduction, collateral damage from the criminal justice system, obesity and diabetes reduction among African American men, women and children, access to oral health care, mental/behavioral health issues, and health literacy, among others. MSM is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities; increasing the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce; and addressing primary health care needs through programs in education, research and service, with emphasis on people of color and the underserved urban and rural populations in Georgia and the nation. Morehouse seeks to be a leader in advancing the creation of health equity.
Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), located in Atlanta, Ga., was founded in 1975 as the Medical Education Program at Morehouse College. In 1981, MSM became an independently chartered institution. MSM is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for our social mission. Our faculty and alumni are noted in their fields for excellence in teaching, research and public policy.
MSM seeks to lead the Advancement and Creation of Health Equity.
The vision of SHLI/MSM is to be a leading transformative force for global health equity.
The mission of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine is to develop a diverse group of exceptional health leaders, advance and support comprehensive health system strategies, and actively promote policies and practices that will reduce and ultimately eliminate disparities in health.