Named for the legendary leader of the Coca-Cola Company, the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University was founded in 1966. Its mission is to serve humanity by improving integration of education, discovery, and health care. Read history >>
The Woodruff Health Sciences Center has $4.2 billion in operating expenditures, 29,874 employees (including 3,277 faculty), 1,360 affiliated faculty, 5,700 students and trainees, and an $8.2 billion economic impact on metro Atlanta. Statistics >>
The Woodruff Health Sciences Center includes three schools, a national primate research center, a cancer institute, a global health institute, and the most comprehensive health care system in the state. Components >>
In 2018, WHSC launched a transformative plan for how our work can serve humanity through education, discovery, and care. WHSC Strategic Plan >>
Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center is working to pioneer new ways to prevent and treat disease, prepare the next generation to save and improve lives, provide the highest-quality clinical care possible, and serve the community.