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Strategic Plan: 2017-2022

Our Vision

We strive to deliver the very best in quality education and professional training within the programs and services offered in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. We have fully adopted and strongly support Nova Southeastern University’s Vision 2020 as the overarching framework for laying future plans and setting ourselves apart as a distinguished leader in teaching, research, and service through excellence and innovation.

College Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide learner-centered education, both nationally and internationally, for osteopathic medical students, postgraduate 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.

Periodically, all stakeholders from the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine participate in planning and evaluation of strategic goals to address new issues and enhance our commitment to the ongoing priorities as defined by faculty, staff, community leaders, and administration. This living document is summarized below.

Strategic Goals (2017-2020)

  1. Student and Faculty Research: Promote, enhance, and support student and faculty research
  2. Patient Care Delivery and Environment: Improve patient care delivery and environment through enhancement of facilities, health care delivery, and technology
  3. Interprofessional Collaboration: Increase interprofessional collaboration through educational initiatives, including simulation technology
  4. Student Education and Performance: Improve student education and performance outcomes through the use of curricular innovation and technology
  5. Faculty and Staff Support: Enhance faculty and staff support through education, facility management, time management, and opportunity
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