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Educational Objectives of the School of Medicine

Broadly stated, the educational objectives of the School of Medicine are:

  • To provide a safe, welcoming and respectful learning environment for all persons regardless of race, gender, creed, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation
  • To educate students intensively and broadly in the cultural, clinical, and scientific aspects of medicine
  • To prepare students to engage in a lifetime of learning
  • To achieve a high level of professional competence and social awareness
  • To provide opportunities for students at every level of training to pursue areas of special interest for intellectual stimulation and/or career advancement
  • To encourage the development of highly competent primary care physicians, clinical specialists and scholars in basic and clinical research, teaching and academic administration


Last Revision: July 15, 2014