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Mission and Goals


The mission of the Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Medical Science program is to equip qualified clinicians and medical educators with evidence-based, advanced knowledge and skills to meet the needs of primary care, to develop leaders in the medical profession, and to promote scholarship, mentorship, and discipline-specific expertise. 

The DMS program seeks to achieve this mission by focusing on these goals:

* Attract high-quality medical and education specialists who are experts in their field
* Promote and model the highest standard of professionalism, mentorship, and moral values
* Employ the most effective technologies for teaching
* Advance medical knowledge and critical thinking skills
* Leverage current professional and or clinical settings to advance student competencies
* Promote leadership in evolving medical education effectiveness and strategies.

Revised and Approved 02/17/2022