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Educational Objectives of the School of Medicine

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

  • To educate students intensively and broadly in the clinical and scientific aspects of medicine.
  • To prepare students to engage in a lifetime of learning in order that they may successfully adapt to the changing world around them.
  • 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