Mission: 

We educate future health professionals through interprofessional, experiential, and evidence-based learning to influence the health of the world as courageous and ethical citizens and transformational leaders. 

Vision:

We prepare health professional leaders who justly serve diverse populations across systems to influence the social determinants of health and achieve health equity.

Guiding Principles:

Building on the Liberal Arts

  • Oral and written communication 
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Research and information literacy
  • Perspective taking
  • Cultural humility
  • Love of learning
  • Ethical and social responsibility

Interprofessional Education

  • Different professions
  • Learning about other professions’ practices
  • Actively learning together
  • Working collaboratively

Shared Knowledge and Core Competencies 

  • Ethics
  • Evidence-based
  • Quality/Health systems
  • Population Health/Policy
  • Business of health
  • Communication skills
  • Wholistic care
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Stewardship
  • Informatics and healthcare technology

Professionalism

  • Knowledge of limits/scope of practice
  • Respect for other professionals/practice
  • Advocacy
  • Integrity
  • Altruism and compassionate care
  • Reliability/responsibility/accountability
  • Self-awareness and self-improvement – emotional intelligence
  • Communication/collaboration
  • Mentorship