Our Values

Posing for a celebratory shot before Commencement are Dr. Kathy Diemer, assistant dean for career counseling; Dr. Vicky Fraser, chair of the Department of Medicine; Dr. Koong-Nah Chung, associate dean of medical student research; and Jorge Zarate Rodriguez, president of the graduating Class of 2018.

Four core values permeate all that we do in the Office of Education:

  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Scholarship
  • Professionalism

In our interactions we strive to be:

  • Caring
  • Respectful
  • Welcoming
  • Professional
  • Inclusive

In our projects and problem-solving we strive to be:

  • Flexible
  • Individualistic
  • Creative
  • Innovative
  • Evidence-based

In our work we strive for:

  • Competence
  • Effectiveness
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility

In our service we strive to be:

  • Responsive
  • Receptive
  • Supportive
  • Helpful
  • Timely

In our communication we seek:

  • Clarity
  • Engagement
  • Connection