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Mission Statement

To educate a diverse body of future physicians and biomedical scientists for a career dedicated to the highest ideals of their profession; to provide outstanding patient-centered care; and to conduct innovative research that benefits the health and well-being of the population of Texas and beyond.

Core Values

Deliver compassionate patient care focusing on effectiveness, quality, safety, and service.
Provide a competency-based curriculum emphasizing integrity and professionalism.
Embrace a culture of lifelong learning, evidence-based practice, open inquiry, and scholarship.
Cultivate professional and respectful communication.
Foster a diverse and inclusive learning community.
Support the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff.
Promote interprofessional collaboration.
Support leadership and innovation in teaching, research, and service.
Advocate for excellent care for the underserved and for the reduction of health care disparities.


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