Our graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the scientific basis of medicine, the ability to apply knowledge to patient care and contribute to scholarship in medicine through research or teaching.
- Demonstrate clinically relevant knowledge of the normal structure and function of the body at the molecular, cellular, organ and system levels.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the mechanisms (genetic, developmental, metabolic, toxic, microbiologic, autoimmune, neoplastic, degenerative and traumatic) of mental and physical illness.
- Demonstrate knowledge of how illness, injury and age affect function and quality of life.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the clinical and laboratory manifestations of disease.
- Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacology and other therapeutic modalities.
- Demonstrate knowledge of epidemiology, biostatistics and the principles of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of disease to make medical decisions.
- Apply knowledge to diagnose illness and solve clinically relevant problems.
- Apply knowledge to prevent and treat illness and improve quality of life.
- Contribute to medical knowledge through research and the practice of evidence-based teaching and learning.
- Demonstrate facility with research methods and complete a faculty-mentored scholarly project.
- Demonstrate teaching skills when facilitating learning via presentations, small-group learning activities and discussions with faculty and peers.