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. 


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


  • 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