Mission Statement of OHSU's School of Medicine (SOM)
The mission of the School of Medicine is to enhance human health through programs of excellence in education, research, health care and public service to the larger community including underserved populations. In achieving these goals, the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine seeks to establish an educational environment that challenges its students to strive for academic excellence and fosters the development of compassion, humanism, professionalism, and cultural competence in the care of patients from their first days in the classroom to their final rotations in the hospitals and clinics. A fundamental priority throughout OHSU is to enable each student to fulfill his or her potential as a human being and as a health care professional while effectively meeting the health-related needs of the multiple communities he or she will serve.
MISSION STATEMENT OF THE GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN HUMAN NUTRITION
The mission of the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition is to provide our students with a dynamic array of knowledge and skills so that they are prepared to advance the fields of nutrition and dietetics.