Community Engagement

Transforming Communities Through Education and Care

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is a renowned leader in community engagement, making positive change through research, community service, and educational outreach.

MSM has received both national and local recognition for its community engagement efforts, including:

  • The Prevention Research Centers Best Practice in Community-Based Participatory Research Award from the
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2011
  • The 2005 Outstanding Educational Program Award from the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine
  • Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Award in 2002
  • The 1999 AAMC Community Service Award

Local recognition includes several “Health Care Hero” awards from the Atlanta Business Chronicle, an “A+” award from the Atlanta Public Schools, and the 2010 Joseph D. Greene Award in community service from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation.

Carnegie Foundation CEC Seal

MSM also holds the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designations (2010 classification and 2015 reclassification) in community engagement, representing a commitment to improving teaching and learning and producing research that makes a difference in communities. To learn more, view press release.  

Learn more about Community Engagement Day!

This free, day-long event for the entire family includes valuable health screenings, fitness classes, educational workshops, healthy food shopping, live entertainment and more. Click here to learn more.

Do you want to collaborate with us in the future?

To request a speaker, service or other collaboration for your community event, please click the following link for our community engagement form. Please allow as much lead time as possible when making a request.

Click here to submit your MSM Community Engagement Request

Community Engaged Initiatives In the News

Community Engaged Research


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