To educate physicians and health professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia.
Core Mission Areas
TEACHING - Excellence in educational programs that graduate caring, compassionate, competent health professionals.
SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY/RESEARCH - Discovering new knowledge, integrating and applying knowledge to improve the health status of Georgians.
CLINICAL CARE - Providing high quality, patient-centered, cost effective health care services
COMMUNITY SERVICE - Reaching out and partnering with neighborhoods and communities
COLLABORATION - Working together and respecting each other’s contributions
COMPASSION - Showing empathy and concern for the well-being of others
COMPETENCE - Demonstrating mastery of skills of one’s profession or vocation
EXCELLENCE - Performing at the highest level and exceeding the expectations of those we serve
INTEGRITY - Unwavering adherence to a professional and ethical code of conduct
RESPECT AND HONESTY - Conducting ourselves in a manner that demonstrates the value of each individual
SERVICE - Offering our talents and skills toward betterment of our communities
To be a recognized leader in educating primary care, rural and community-based health professionals by:
- Improving access to quality health care for Georgia residents
- Enhancing the health status of Georgia residents
- Providing an outstanding medical and health science education in an environment that emphasizes professionalism, achievement, discovery, diversity, and inclusion.
Approved by the Executive Council on December 9, 2014