MSM Greets 2nd Class of 100 M.D. Students

ATLANTA (June 28, 2018) – They came from 50 undergraduate institutions in 14 states across the country, representing 34 different undergraduate degree programs. They are the Morehouse School of Medicine M.D. Class of 2022, the second consecutive class to travel the “Road to 100.”

MSM welcomed the newest class to orientation today, the first step on a long but ultimately rewarding journey. Make no mistake though, it will be challenging. As Dr. Ngozi Anachebe, associate dean, Medical Education, Admissions and Student Affairs, noted during her introduction, “hard work is not optional.”

Here is how the class looks, by the numbers:

  • Males/Females: 52/48
  • Georgia/Out of State: 63/37
  • 14 states represented: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington
  • 15 students have a Master of Science degree
  • 34 undergraduate majors represented, including 46 students who majored in biology
  • 50 undergraduate institutions represented including:
    • University of Georgia - 17 students
    • Georgia State - 13
    • Emory - 7
    • University of Florida - 5
    • University of South Florida - 4
    • 3 each from Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Spelman
    • 2 each from Georgia Southern, Howard, Morehouse


About Morehouse School of Medicine 
Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health professionals. In 2011, MSM was recognized by Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation’s No. 1 medical school in fulfilling a social mission.  MSM faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master's degrees. To learn more about programs and donate today, please visit or call 404-752-1500.