Here's how we progress toward our lofty goals.


We are a diverse and collaborative community of innovators, educators, healthcare providers, and life-long learners.

We are also committed to creating world leaders in health and biosciences, discovering the basis for health and cures for disease, optimizing health through community partnerships, and healing humankind one patient at a time. 


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Our Mission 

Our mission is to deliver leading-edge patient care, research, education, and community engagement.

Our Vision 

Our vision is to enable people to live their longest, healthiest lives through our commitment to our mission.

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Vision: Creating world leaders in health and science

Academy for Excellence in Medical Education
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Vision: Discovering the basis for health and cures for disease

See Research Themes
Meeting the needs of the community through compassionate care, two students at a local food bank
Community Engagement

Vision: Optimizing health through community partnerships

Community and equity at DGSOM
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Clinical Care

Vision: Heal humankind one patient at a time

Clinical Care Strategic Plan
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The Promise of Academic Medicine

Delivering on this promise takes a concentrated effort, with every member working of our community working together.

See Our Strategic Plan