Mission Statement

Medical Education:

The departmental medical education programs will be nationally recognized for excellence in teaching the principles of family medicine through innovative curricula that promote critical thinking and lifelong learning skills.


The research program will engage in high quality primary care research that improves the health of the community and eliminates disparities in health care.


The department of FCM will meet the needs of the community through the provision of high quality clinical services incorporating innovative models of health care delivery that are evidence based and culturally sensitive.

Community Service:

We are committed to active engagement in the community, addressing their needs, and advocating on their behalf.

Vision Statement:

The department of family and community medicine (FCM) is dedicated to excellence in medical education, research, clinical care, and community service.