About the School

Our vision is to create a world-class center of excellence and innovation for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada’s physicians with the most advanced knowledge, treatments, and technologies while serving the health care needs of our diverse urban community.

Dr. Marc J. Kahn, Dean

UNLV School of Medicine Values

  • Strive for Excellence
  • Drive Innovation
  • Serve with Compassion and Humility
  • Demonstrate Inclusion
  • Act with Integrity


Interim Campus: Medical students will attend classes in newly designed learning space at the UNLV School of Medicine Shadow Lane Campus, Building B located at 1001 Shadow Lane, in the heart of the Las Vegas Medical District. The new high-tech facility is designed to enhance student learning with individual learning and small group meeting spaces.

Our Future Home

The UNLV School of Medicine’s future home is located on 9.11 acres at 625 Shadow Lane. The medical school is part of a citywide effort to create a leading Las Vegas Medical District (LVMD). The 214-acre medical district is located just North of the city center – West Charleston Boulevard and 1-15 corridor at 625 Shadow Lane. More information about the medical school’s academic permanent building site and architectural renderings are coming soon.


Together with Nevada state leaders, and our community, business, and health care partners, we are making the UNLV School of Medicine a reality. Below are the major milestones achieved to date: