Statement on General Education
  • General education is the cornerstone for lifelong learning.

  • An understanding of history is necessary to effectively change the future of healthcare.

  • An understanding of culture is necessary to communicate medical information to a diverse community.

  • An understanding of logic is necessary to know what questions to ask a patient.  

  • An understanding of humanities is necessary to better humanity.

A broad-based education provides students with the essential background to problem solve, analyze information, interact effectively with a diverse community, and promote creative and innovative thinking. Applicants to Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science are expected to have a broad educational background.  They should have both a depth of scientific knowledge and a wide breadth of general knowledge.

Ethics Coursework and Interprofessional Studies

 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science instills in every student the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values that will allow them to become a valued member of their professional environment.  This is accomplished through an innovative curriculum that provides students with the foundation of leadership, ethics, and scientific knowledge.

Community Service Projects

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science fosters a community of healthcare students dedicated to providing service to their community.

Student Organizations and Interest Groups

Through a network of interprofessional student groups and organizations, students have an opportunity to gain leadership skills, self-governance, explore personal interest and take an active role in the University community.


Life in Discovery
Educational Statements