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Welcome to Rosalind Franklin University
At Rosalind Franklin University, we offer our students exceptional clinical education, research opportunities and exposure to emerging technologies. From day one, students collaborate in healthcare teams, learning from, with, and about one another's profession, and how, together, they each impact the future of medicine.

University News

Male / Female Brain Differences? Big Data Says Not So Much

A Rosalind Franklin University study has debunked the widely-held belief that the hippocampus, a crucial part of the brain that consolidates new memories and helps connect emotions to the senses, is larger in females than in males. Read more....

The sea slug Tritonia in mid-escape, forms a memory of the attack it just experienced from the seastar below.

Watching a Memory Form: Sea Slug Study Reveals Novel Memory Mechanism

Neuroscientists at Rosalind Franklin University have discovered that some neurons are joiners — seemingly eager to link-up with networks in which learning is taking place. The findings, which first appeared Nov. 5 in the journal Current Biology, have implications for how brain networks can rapidly adjust to build memories. Read more....

2015 CMS, COP, and Sholl White Coat

White Coat Ceremonies

The Classes of 2019 for the Chicago Medical School, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and College Pharmacy have taken the next step in their health profession journey with their White Coat Ceremonies. We invite you to watch events and take part in the celebration. View the video....

2015 CHP White Coat

Chicago Medical School Transition Ceremony

This ceremony symbolizes leaving lecture classes here on campus to enter the clinical hospitals. Missed the live stream? Watch a recording of the event here. View the video....

Members of the inaugural class of RFU's College of Pharmacy, who were awarded PharmD degrees during the university's commencement on June 5, include, from left to right: Paul Gaura, Jessica Zacher, Dylan Moe, Monal Punjabi and Lauren Kuta

Rosalind Franklin University Graduates First Pharmacy Class

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science graduated the inaugural class of the College of Pharmacy during its 101st Commencement Celebration on June 5 at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Read more....

2015 CHP White Coat

Commencement 2015

Missed the live stream of commencement? Watch a recording of the event here. View the video....

Stronger Research

Stronger Research

New paths of scientific inquiry have opened under the Alliance for Health Sciences, which promotes the sharing of knowledge, technology and research funding under a joint pilot grant program. When alliances are made, energy flows, relationships are built, possibilities are envisioned. Read more....

Real Life

Real Life

The student-run Interprofessional Community Clinic embodies the university's ethic of interprofessional learning, teaching and service through leadership. Students who staff the clinic, and the faculty who supervise them, provide quality, dignified care for the most vulnerable people in the Lake County region. Read more....

Path to Excellence

Path to Excellence

The university is committed to building a diverse learning community and future healthcare workforce through outreach and service to underserved high school and college students eager to realize their potential. Numerous interprofessional efforts to guide and prepare students from underrepresented backgrounds for graduate medical and health science education are supported by faculty, students and staff. Read more....