To train future physicians and professionals to serve selflessly and humbly, while emphasizing strong medical ethics and appreciation of human worth and dignity.



  • To foster and support a vibrant learning community for students, faculty, staff, and community partners.
  • To build an outstanding academic program, experiences, comprehensive scholar support, a friendly campus culture and environment that promotes student well-being, faculty and staff engagement, and community involvement.
  • To lead an innovative medical education program for medical students, faculty, and community physicians.
  • To develop research and scholarly programs with an emphasis in applied research to prevent disease, personalize medicine, and improving population health.