International Medical Fraternity

Our Guiding Principles – Philanthropy | Deity | Equity | Education

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity (PhiDE) strongly condemns all acts of racism, injustice, and brutality. These acts are unacceptable, reprehensible, and intolerable. We stand in solidarity with our black and African American members and those affected by inequality and discrimination of all types. This impacts our PhiDE family on so many levels – as humans, as professionals, and as physicians. Equity is one of our core values and it is not just the absence of discrimination, but also the presence of values and systems that ensure fairness and justice. We must be vigilant in defending our values and each other on a daily basis.

Facta-Non-Verba: Deeds Not Words.

Stand for the Kids- October 20, 2021

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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. To help donate please visit our Donor Drive

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.

Oue 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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