Drexel University College of Medicine went through many name changes throughout its history. The medical school began as two separate medical schools: Hahnemann Medical College and Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania. The subsequent merger of the two schools, and with Drexel University assuming the leadership, created the College of Medicine in its present form. The US News and World Report ranks Drexel University College of Medicine 89 for overall research rank though primary care overall is not ranked.
Hahnemann Medical College
Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1848–1869
Hahnemann Medical College, 1867–1982
Hahnemann University, 1982–1993
In 1848, three homeopathic physicians - Constantine Hering, Jacob Jeanes and Walter Williamson -joined forces and rented rooms at the rear of a Philadelphia pharmacy on 229 Arch Street. Homeopathy was developed by German physician Samuel Hahnemann, that attempts to stimulate... Read More