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College of Osteopathic Medicine Gold Humanism Awards 2016

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine is to provide learner-centered education, both nationally and internationally, for osteopathic medical students, post-graduate trainees, physicians, and other professionals. Through its interprofessional programs, the College prepares competent and compassionate lifelong learners; supports research, scholarly activity, and community service; and advocates for the health and welfare of diverse populations, including the medically underserved.

DO Mission Statement

The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine is dedicated to student-centered osteopathic medical education to produce exemplary osteopathic physicians known for competent and compassionate care.

Public Health Mission Statement

To improve the health of the population through education, research, and service, with emphasis on multicultural and underserved populations.

Biomedical Informatics Mission Statement

To deliver innovative programs facilitating education, producing leaders, and generating research in health informatics globally.

Medical Education Mission Statement

The mission of the Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Master of Science in Medical Education program is to provide cutting edge medical education for the design, development, and delivery of high quality instruction and assessment for educators across the continuum of health care professionals in the United States and internationally.

Policy of Non-Discrimination

Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine admits students of any race, color, sex, age, nondisqualifying disability, religion or creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

College Accreditation

The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association. This body is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accrediting agency for colleges educating osteopathic physicians.

The Master of Public Health Program is accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).

NSU Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees.

For questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone: (404) 679-4500.

View all of NSU's accreditations.

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