Discover. Teach. Heal. Our mission at UCI School of Medicine is: Discover. Teach. Heal. Powered by discovery, innovation and inclusive excellence, we seek to advance individual and population health for Orange County and beyond. Home About Mission & Vision Powered by discovery, innovation and inclusive excellence The UCI School of Medicine is focused on advancing individual and population health. Our four key goals illustrate the new and innovative ways we seek to create and impart knowledge, and define our areas of focus and our path to long-term success: Research Distinction Achieve distinction across basic, translational, clinical and outcomes research Innovative Education Educate the next generation of healthcare leaders through innovative learning Clinical Excellence Provide excellent clinical care and an exceptional experience Complex Care Leader Be the region’s top destination for complex care As the only School of Medicine and academic medical center in the region, we have unique opportunities to assert and distinguish our organization, both locally and internationally. We will accomplish this by aligning clinical, research and education strategies across our health system.