Mission. Vision. Philosophy.

Advancing human health through innovation


Our Mission
Advancing human health through innovation in medical education, research, patient care, and community engagement. We will achieve this mission utilizing a patient-centered, student-centered and community-centered approach.

Our Four Core Tenets

Medical Education

Developing physician leaders

Research Integration

Pushing the boundaries of science

Clinical Excellence

Partnering with clinical leaders

Community Outreach

Establishing a healthy ecosystem to elevate our community

Our Vision
To become an exemplary medical college internationally recognized for excellence by fostering an innovative culture that supports diversity, collaboration, critical thinking, and creative leadership.

Our Philosophy
To foster a comprehensive, integrated systems-based approach that prioritizes patients first and advances human health by training physician leaders and supporting faculty members who:

  • Emphasize excellence and innovation in education: (real-world experiences by real-world doctors in real-world health systems)
  • Integrate technology and Lean Methodology into academics and practice
  • Translate cutting-edge research to benefit patients
  • Collaborate with NSU community members in health- and non-health-related disciplines
  • Establish partnerships that leverage synergetic benefits
  • Invest in students as colleagues and in support systems that facilitate student success

Seven Core Values

Promoting and retaining our exceptionally high standards

Creating an environment that encourages innovative thinking and positive change

Creating a culture in which everyone acts together as a team in the interest of our common cause

Exchanging information seamlessly and continuously among constituents to achieve our mission and common goals

Embracing and capitalizing on a wide range of abilities, experiences, knowledge, and strengths, recognizing the importance of heterogeneity in age, background, ethnicity, physical abilities, political and religious beliefs, gender, and many other attributes

Behaving ethically in all situations and expecting the same from others

Taking responsibility for our actions within a culture of transparency

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