Our Mission

Our mission is to provide programs of excellence in the following areas: 

  • Education - through the provision of educational programs to medical students, allied health students, graduate students, graduate medical education residents and fellows, practicing health professionals and the public at large.
  • Research - through the development of new knowledge in the basic and clinical sciences, as well as in health policy and health care education.
  • Clinical Care - through state-of-the-art clinical programs which reflect the unique educational environment of the University, as well as the needs of the patients it serves.
  • Community Service - through sharing the DOR's expertise and knowledge to enhance the broader community, including our affiliated institutions, other health care professionals, alumni and other colleagues, and citizens of the state.