Students and faculty pose together at the IMHS 2023 Commencement Gala

We are so proud of our 2023 IMHS graduates for all their effort and accomplishments throughout the program! We invite you to read the BGE Commencement story and find photos of IMHS graduates in the BGE Commencement photo album and the IMHS Commencement Gala photo album.

This program’s graduates have gone into a variety of careers. A majority of our graduates traditionally enter medical school, while others have pursued careers in dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine and acupuncture.

A number of students enrolled in our M.S./M.D. program at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, and others are pursuing doctoral training in biomedical research to obtain. Other areas of interest for our graduates have included law school and public policy.

A chart of MS-IMHS alumni 2016-2021 with known employment or degree destinations, identified via surveys and/or web search. Of 53 alumni, 83% were employed: 40% in Healthcare, 19% in Academia, 9% in Business, 8% in Government/Policy, 2% in Consulting, 6% Other. 17% were pursuing advanced degrees: 8% M.D., 6% D.O., 2% MPH, 2% M.S.

Medical School Acceptance

Based on alumni data, 156 of our alumni applied to medical school during or within three years after graduation. Of these alumni, 151 attended medical school. Our program has an exceptionally high post-graduation acceptance rate.

65%Enrolled in medical school two years after graduation
97%Enrolled in medical school three years after graduation

  • Albany Medical College
  • Buffalo Med School
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College
  • George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Indiana University
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Joan C Edwards School of Medicine (Marshall University)
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Loyola Univerrsity
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • New York Medical College
  • New York University (NYU) School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Ross University 
  • St. George’s University
  • Texas Tech Medical School
  • The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC)
  • The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University school of Medicine
  • University of Maryland (UMD) Medical School 
  • University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical School
  • Uniformed Services University School of Medicine
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School 
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Queensland UQ-Ochsner Program
  • University of South Florida College of Medicine
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • University of Vermont
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Wayne State University Medical School
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, School of Osteopathic Medicine – Kirksville
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Des Moines University
  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine- Virginia Campus
  • Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine- Carolinas Campus
  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Lincoln Memorial University
  • Midwestern University at Arizona
  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-GA campus
  • Rocky Vista University
  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Touro University California
  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of North Texas HSC-College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Career Placement

Graduates who have directly entered the workforce are now working for federal agencies (NIH, EPA, the National Archives); industry (Eli Lilly, Procter & Gamble, contract research organizations); nonprofit organizations (Physicians for a National Health Program, Amnesty International); and academic institutions. Some are teaching. 

Our graduates are considered uniquely qualified for complementary and integrative medicine (CIM)-related positions and have continuously secured fellowships at NCI’s Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine since 2005. Others are currently employed at the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine.

Student accomplishments include a number of papers published in the medical literature or presented at scientific conferences and CIM-related initiatives in their medical schools. Others have joined the American Medical Student Association and taken on leadership roles in incorporating and implementing educational CIM programs and initiatives.

Office of Career Strategy & Professional Development

Biomedical Graduate Education’s career office supports students with one-on-one advising sessions, courses and workshops, and job boards.

Alumni Profiles

Our alumni profiles give an insider’s view of career paths after Georgetown, diversity, and academic excellence. We invite you to browse the profiles and to share your story through BGE’s virtual interview form.

Tayler Jackson

“The extraordinary graduate level science courses made me a better competitor when I applied to dental school. I now have an expansive amount of knowledge about numerous CAM modalities and health care…

Orrianne Morrison

“Most of all, come in with the understanding that the supportive faculty, staff, and the nurturing environment of the program will allow you to soar as high as you wish if you are willing to put in th…

Georgetown Alumnus Honored for Work with Disadvantaged Students

Georgetown alumnus Adeeb Barqawi has been named Teacher of the Year by the Texas Alternative Certification Association, one of three teachers selected for the 2012-2013 school year.…

Grad Student Who Battled Cancer to Lead National Advisory Board

Georgetown graduate student Daniel Bral, who battled Non-Hodgkin lymphoma as a child, is named chair of Teen Cancer America’s Young People’s Advisory Committee.…

The M.S. in Integrative Medicine & Health Sciences (IMHS) was previously called Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). There will be references to CAM in the alumni profiles.

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