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Mission

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is a 40-year-old medical school with a strong primary care orientation. The school established a three-fold mission in 1974 that continues to serve as a guiding framework for our overall educational efforts:

  • To increase the supply of primary care physicians to serve the state
  • To improve the health status of citizens in eastern North Carolina
  • To enhance the access of minority and disadvantaged students to a medical education

Facts & Figures

The Brody School of Medicine is nationally recognized for the number of graduates practicing primary care, approximately 42%.

The Brody School of Medicine provides many of the doctors practicing in North Carolina: 1 out of 5 doctors in North Carolina is a Brody grad!

The Brody School of Medicine is considered one of the highest value medical schools in the nation; the average amount of debt for a Brody graduate is $60,000 less than the average amount for other medical schools. The cost of attendance information is available on the Student Affairs Financial Aid webpage.

Brody is annually recognized as one of the top ten institutions in the nation for preparing family doctors by the American Academy of Family physicians. One in six family physicians practicing in North Carolina is a Brody graduate.

ECU was an early pioneer in telemedicine and now leads a statewide telepsychiatry initiative, NC SteP, aimed at improving access to mental health in a cost effective way.

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

East Carolina University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Download the Brody School of Medicine Unit Code of Operations (PDF).

Employment

All job openings at East Carolina University are posted by the Human Resources Department. To view available positions, please visit jobs.ecu.edu.