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Research Distinction

Achieve distinction across basic, translational, clinical and outcomes research. Excellence in research is an essential feature of the School of Medicine. Therefore, the school is committed to developing and maintaining research programs in the health sciences which seek to advance basic scientific knowledge and the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illness.

Innovative Education

Educate the next generation of healthcare leaders through innovative learning. The School of Medicine is committed to providing educational programs of the highest quality to medical and graduate students, residents, fellows, allied health, practicing physicians and other health care professionals. Educational programs are offered along the continuum of medical education with programs in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education. These programs emphasize the most current knowledge in the health sciences, reflect the changing practice of medicine and exemplify the human values necessary to fulfill the professional commitments of a career in the health sciences.

Clinical Excellence

Provide excellent clinical care and an exceptional experience. Recognizing its responsibility to meet the educational needs of students and the diverse needs of the patient community, the School of Medicine is committed to programs of clinical excellence across the spectrum of patient care disciplines.

Complex Care Leader

Be the region’s top destination for complex care. As a publicly assisted institution, the School of Medicine is committed to serving the community as a vital resource of expertise and knowledge. The School further serves the public through the training of health professionals whose backgrounds reflect California’s ethnic and cultural diversity and whose professional careers address California’s health care needs.

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.

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