Eight Great Reasons to Choose Wright State

Whether you’re ready to apply to medical school or just beginning to explore your options, we’re excited that you’ve found us.

Match Day 2016

Wright State students matched in outstanding programs, including Stanford University, University of Michigan, University of Southern California and Wake Forest.

Convocation & White Coat Ceremony


We welcomed 108 students to the class of 2020 at the Convocation & White Coat Ceremony on July 17 at the Schuster Performing Arts Center.


Commencement Ceremony


Members of the Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2016 were awarded M.D. degrees during graduation on May 27.


Remen Institute joins Wright State

The Institute for the Study of Health and Illness, founded and directed by Rachel Remen, M.D., who spoke at the first Medical-Spirituality Conference here in 2009, has partnered with Boonshoft School of Medicine.


Sara Doorley, M.D., with a patient

When Sara Doorley, M.D. (’05), first became a doctor, she believed her job was to make people better. But after working with the homeless for several years, her perspective changed.
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Dean Margaret Dunn

Dean Margaret Dunn was the first woman on the surgery faculty and one of very few women at the school in 1982. “Without a doubt, I was the first pregnant surgeon anybody had seen.”
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Weiwen Long, Ph.D.

Weiwen Long, Ph.D., and his research team are working on unlocking the mysteries of a gene that plays an important role in the formation and spread of lung cancer and other cancers.
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He served on the search committee for the school's first dean and was a charter member of the Wright State University Academy of Medicine.
Lindsay Gates, M.D. ('10), completed her surgical residency training at Yale New Haven Hospital.


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Future physician-scientist fascinated by the brain and neurosurgery

Phil Walker, a first-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. dual degree.
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Researchers study nonpharmaceutical fentanyl abuse

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers receive $407,814 two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers medical acupuncture services at the Wright State Physicians Health Center

Cynthia Olsen, director of acupuncture services at Wright State Physicians Family Medicine, is accepting new patients.
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From Horizons in Medicine program to medical school

The Boonshoft School of Medicine's Horizons in Medicine Program made medical student Yasamine Edwards believe she could become a doctor.
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