International Medical Fraternity

Our Guiding Principles – Philanthropy | Deity | Equity | Education

Posted August 17-2021: In accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all individuals at Phi Delta Epsilon events, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors, will be required to wear face coverings indoors regardless of vaccination status.

As the delta variant surges in the United States, it is imperative for the safety of our members and others to mask up while inside with others.

As a medical fraternity, it is crucial PhiDE leads the way as we fight this global pandemic together. We are the future and current physicians on the frontlines of this war, so it is up to us to help ourselves and each other. Thank you for helping us lead the way.

Stand for the Kids- October 20, 2021

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To help donate please visit our Donor Drive

Stand for the Kids is Phi Delta Epsilon's International Philanthropy day. Every chapter across the world raises money and awareness for their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Read more about PhiDE and our connection to CMN Hospitals Here.

To read more about CMNH’s amazing work, please visit their website

About Us

In October of 1904, Aaron Brown and eight of his friends founded Phi Delta Epsilon at Cornell University Medical College.


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Go Abroad with PhiDE

Trying to figure out summer plans for next year while gaining medical experience for medical school? Go abroad with PhiDE and study in England to learn more click the links below.


PhiDE teams up with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in our effort to give back!

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Our Mission

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity creates physicians of integrity with a lifelong commitment to our guiding principles.

Our Vision

We develop physicians who positively impact the world, inspire others to greatness, and lead by example.

Our Guiding Principles & Precepts

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In October of 1904, Aaron Brown and eight of his friends founded Phi Delta Epsilon at Cornell University Medical College. At that time, there were many doors closed to Jewish medical students and physicians, doors which would not fully open until after World War II.

In 1904, it was not uncommon for American medical schools to have quotas limiting admission of Jewish students, and medical fraternities. So Aaron Brown and his friends decided they would start their own fraternal organization, guided by the precepts of philanthropy, deity, and equity.

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