MD Program

Contact the Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum

1216 MERF
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2600
Phone: (800) 342-2978
Phone: (319) 335-8435
Fax: (319) 335-8643

  • Supporting Students

    Administration  

    Our mission is to support, educate and develop competent and caring health care professionals in accordance with the goals, mission and values of the College.

    Registrar 

    Our dedicated staff assist students with course and clerkship scheduling, registration, grades, academic calendars, awards, transcripts, enrollment verifications and board examinations. We also help fourth year students with the residency application process.

    Financial Services

     We are committed to providing quality service to faculty, staff and students in the areas of financial aid/debt management advising, financial account management, OSAC human resource management, and OSAC budgetary oversight.

    The Student Handbook

    What every student should know.  The Handbook contains policies and procedures pertaining to student life and academics.

    Visiting Students

    The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine accepts visiting fourth year medical students from LCME accredited schools in the United States and its territories.  There are also opportunities for students from outside the United States

    Admissions   

    The Admissions Committee for the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine admits students who have a genuine interest in the study of medicine; show a desire and commitment to serve the public in matters of health; and who have the intellectual ability to manage the changing scientific and technological information required by a competent physician in today’s world.

    Diversity   

    We're committed to providing a supportive environment in which people from any background or culture may encounter each other in a spirit of cooperation, openness, and mutual respect.

    Student Counseling   

    We provide services and support to students by offering confidential counseling, academic advising, career counseling, and preventative outreach programming.

     Introduction to Medical Education 

    Recognizing that a smooth transition to medical school enhances a student’s educational experiences, the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine offers Introduction to Medical Education at Iowa to recently admitted medical students.

    Supporting Student Success 

    At the Carver College of Medicine, our mission is one both of education and support. We support students throughout their studies through initiatives and programs designed to manage the pressures of medical school, build necessary ancillary skills, accommodate for their differences, and facilitate positive social interaction with their colleagues and mentors.

    The Gold Humanism Honor Society

    The Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society recognizes fourth year students who are exceptional in their compassionate and respectful relationships with patients, families, peers and staff. Humanism Society memebers are selected by classmates, faculty and staff for membership in this Honor Society.

    Alpha Omega Alpha

    Alpha Omega Alpha is a national medical honor society which exists to recognize and perpetuate excellence in the field of medicine. Alpha Omega Alpha is organized for educational purposes exclusively and is not for profit; its aims are the promotion of scholarship and research in medical schools, the encouragement of a high standard of character and conduct among medical students and graduates, and the recognition of high attainment in medical science, practice, and related fields.