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All U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools Are Free of Live Animal Use

 

Below is a list of all 202 accredited osteopathic (†) and allopathic medical schools in the United States and Canada. According to a survey conducted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, none of these schools uses live animals to teach medical students. For more on our ongoing efforts to modernize other areas of medical training, click here

Updated: November 15, 2016

United States (185)
 

Alabama (4)

  • †Alabama COM – Dothan
  • †Edward Via COM-Auburn – Auburn
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine – Birmingham
  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine – Mobile

Alaska (0)

Arizona (4)

  • †Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University – Glendale 
  • †A.T. Still University of Health Sciences SOM in Arizona – Mesa
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix – Phoenix
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Arkansas (2)

  • †Arkansas College of Medicine – Fort Smith 
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine – Little Rock

California (12)

  • California Northstate University College of Medicine – Elk Grove
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA – Los Angeles
  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California – Los Angeles
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine – Loma Linda
  • Stanford University School of Medicine – Stanford
  • †Touro University COM-CA – Vallejo
  • University of California-Davis School of Medicine – Sacramento
  • University of California-Irvine School of Medicine – Irvine
  • University of California-Riverside School of Medicine – Riverside
  • University of California-San Diego School of Medicine – La Jolla
  • University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine – San Francisco
  • †Western University of Health Sciences COM of the Pacific – Pomona

Colorado (2)

  • †Rocky Vista University COM – Parker
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine – Denver

Connecticut (3)

  • Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University – North Haven
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine – Farmington
  • Yale School of Medicine – New Haven

Delaware (0)

District of Columbia (3)

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine– Washington 
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences– Washington 
  • Howard University College of Medicine– Washington 

Florida (9)

  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University – Boca Raton
  • Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine – Miami
  • Florida State University College of Medicine – Tallahassee
  • †Lake Erie COM-Bradenton – Bradenton
  • †Nova Southeastern University COM – Fort Lauderdale
  • University of Central Florida College of Medicine – Orlando
  • University of Florida College of Medicine – Gainesville
  • University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine – Miami
  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine – Tampa

Georgia (5)

  • Emory University School of Medicine – Atlanta
  • †Georgia Campus-Philadelphia COM – Suwanee
  • Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University – Augusta
  • Mercer University School of Medicine – Macon
  • Morehouse School of Medicine – Atlanta

Hawaii (1)

  • John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai′i at Manoa – Honolulu

Idaho (0)

Illinois (8)

  • †Chicago COM of Midwestern University – Downers Grove 
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science – Chicago
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University – Chicago
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center – Chicago
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine – Springfield
  • Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago – Maywood
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine – Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine – Chicago

Indiana (2)

  • Indiana University School of Medicine – Indianapolis
  • †Marian University COM – Indianapolis

Iowa (2)

  • †Des Moines University COM – Des Moines
  • University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine – Iowa City

Kansas (1)

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine – Kansas City

Kentucky (3)

  • †University of Pikeville Kentucky COM – Pikeville
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine – Lexington
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine – Louisville

Louisiana (3)

  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans – New Orleans
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport – Shreveport
  • Tulane University School of Medicine – New Orleans

Maine (1)

  • †University of New England COM –Biddeford

Maryland (3)

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Baltimore
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine – Bethesda
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine – Baltimore

Massachusetts (4)

  • Boston University School of Medicine – Boston
  • Harvard Medical School – Boston
  • Tufts University School of Medicine – Boston
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School – Worcester

Michigan (7)

  • Central Michigan University College of Medicine – Mount Pleasant
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine  – East Lansing
  • †Michigan State University COM – East Lansing
  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine – Rochester
  • University of Michigan Medical School – Ann Arbor
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine – Detroit
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine – Kalamazoo

Minnesota (2)

  • Mayo Medical School – Rochester
  • University of Minnesota Medical School – Minneapolis

Mississippi (2)

  • †William Carey University COM – Hattiesburg
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine – Jackson

Missouri (6)

  • †A.T. Still University-Kirksville COM – Kirksville
  • †Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences COM – Kansas City
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine – St. Louis
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine – Columbia
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine – Kansas City
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine – St. Louis

Montana (0)

Nebraska (2)

  • Creighton University School of Medicine – Omaha
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine – Omaha

Nevada (3)

  • †Touro University Nevada COM – Henderson
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine - Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine – Reno

New Hampshire (1)

  • Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth – Hanover

New Jersey (4)

  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University – Camden
  • †Rowan University SOM – Stratford
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – Newark
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – Piscataway

New Mexico (2)

  • †Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University – Las Cruces
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine – Albuquerque

New York (16)

  • Albany Medical College – Albany
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine – New York
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons – New York
  • CUNY School of Medicine – New York
  • Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University – Hempstead
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – New York
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo – Buffalo 
  • †New York Institute of Technology COM – Old Westbury
  • New York Medical College – Valhalla
  • New York University School of Medicine – New York
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine – Brooklyn
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine – Syracuse
  • Stony Brook University School of Medicine – Stony Brook
  • †Touro COM – New York
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry – Rochester
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University – New York

North Carolina (5)

  • Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University – Greenville
  • †Campbell University-Jerry M. Wallace SOM – Buies Creek
  • Duke University School of Medicine – Durham
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine – Chapel Hill
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center – Winston-Salem

North Dakota (1)

  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences – Grand Forks

Ohio (7)

  • Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University – Dayton
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine – Cleveland
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine – Rootstown
  • Ohio State University College of Medicine – Columbus
  • †Ohio University Heritage COM – Athens
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine – Cincinnati
  • University of Toledo College of Medicine – Toledo

Oklahoma (2)

  • †Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences COM – Tulsa
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Oklahoma City

Oregon (1)

  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine – Portland

Pennsylvania (9)

  • Commonwealth Medical College – Scranton
  • Drexel University College of Medicine – Philadelphia
  • †Lake Erie COM – Erie
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University – Philadelphia 
  • Penn State College of Medicine – Hershey
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia
  • †Philadelphia COM – Philadelphia
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University – Philadelphia
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine – Pittsburgh

Puerto Rico (4)

  • Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine – Ponce
  • San Juan Bautista School of Medicine – Caguas
  • Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine – Bayamon
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine – San Juan

Rhode Island (1)

  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University – Providence

South Carolina (4)

  • †Edward Via COM-Carolinas – Spartanburg
  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine – Charleston
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia – Columbia
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville – Greenville

South Dakota (1)

  • University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine – Vermillion

Tennessee (5)

  • East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine – Johnson City
  • †Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk COM – Harrogate
  • Meharry Medical College School of Medicine – Nashville
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center – Memphis 
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine – Nashville

Texas (12)

  • Baylor College of Medicine – Houston
  • McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston – Houston 
  • Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine – College Station
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine – Lubbock
  • †University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas COM – Fort Worth
  • University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School – Austin
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston – Galveston
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine – Edinburg
  • University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio – San Antonio
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Southwestern Medical School – Dallas
  • †University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine – San Antonio

Utah (1)

  • University of Utah School of Medicine – Salt Lake City

Vermont (1)

  • University of Vermont College of Medicine – Burlington

Virginia (6)

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School – Norfolk
  • †Edward Via COM – Virginia - Blacksburg
  • †Liberty University COM – Lynchburg
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine – Charlottesville
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine – Richmond
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine – Roanoke

Washington (3)

  • †Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences COM – Yakima
  • University of Washington School of Medicine – Seattle
  • Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine – Spokane

West Virginia (3)

  • Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine – Huntington
  • †West Virginia SOM – Lewisburg
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine – Morgantown

Wisconsin (2)

  • Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health – Madison

Wyoming (0)

 

Canada (17)

Alberta (2)

  • Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary – Calgary 
  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry – Edmonton

British Columbia (1)

  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine – Vancouver

Manitoba (1)

  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine – Winnipeg

New Brunswick (0)

Newfoundland and Labrador (1)

  • Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine – St. John's

Nova Scotia (1)

  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine – Halifax

Ontario (6)

  • McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine – Hamilton
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine – Thunder Bay and Sudbury
  • Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences – Kingston
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine – Ottawa
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine – Toronto
  • University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry – London

Prince Edward Island (0)

Quebec (4)

  •  Laval University Faculty of Medicine – Quebec City
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine – Montreal
  • University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine – Montreal
  • University of Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine – Sherbrooke

Saskatchewan (1)

  • University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine – Saskatoon