Edinburgh Medical School

About us

Learn about our vision for the future, our people, how Edinburgh Medical School is structured, and how to find us.


An Optima researcher examines a specimen
By bringing the right individuals together, both clinical and non-clinical, we catalyse and create the opportunities to develop exciting and cutting edge work that makes a difference to people’s lives.


Brain imaging at the Clinical Research Imaging Centre
Edinburgh Medical School has at its heart excited, dedicated people at the top of their game. These clinical and non-clinical scientists are the leaders of the Edinburgh Medical School Deaneries, Institutes and Administration.

One Health

Undergraduates in the University of Edinburgh's Anatomy Museum
In this short film, Head of Edinburgh Medical School John Iredale describes the School's One Health vision and what it means for students and researchers who come to the University of Edinburgh to develop exciting and cutting edge clinical and non-clinical work that makes a difference to people’s lives.


Anatomy students examine chart
Edinburgh Medical School is one of two schools at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. The other school is the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

Where to find us

Little France
Want to find us? We provide campus maps, directions and details of Edinburgh's public transport facilities.