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Mission Statement

The Emory University School of Medicine is a leading institution with the highest standards in education, biomedical research, and patient care.

We are committed to recruiting and developing a diverse group of students and innovative leaders in biomedical science, public health, medical education, and clinical care.

We foster a culture that integrates leading edge basic, translational, and clinical research to further the ability to deliver quality health care, to predict illness and treat the sick, and to promote health of our patients and community.

Our mission encompasses the following objectives:

  • Provide outstanding educational programs for medical and graduate students, and for training health care professionals.
  • Develop outstanding clinicians and investigators who are lifelong learners, who will provide the highest quality compassionate care, and who will serve the needs of their community and the world in the best traditions of our profession.
  • Conduct innovative and collaborative research and integrate this knowledge into the practice of medicine.
  • Advance the early detection, treatment, and prevention of disease.
  • Ensure the highest ethical and professional standards in all of our endeavors.