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Mission Statement

In accordance with the mission of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, the Department of Medicine is commit ted to the pursuit of the highest standards in education, research, and patient care. This Department is dedicated to:

  • Developing leaders in clinical medicine and biomedical research by establishing excellent educational programs for students and post-graduate trainees and an environment for nurturing academic and clinical development of the faculty;

  • Expanding the frontiers of medicine through new discoveries in the health sciences and in the understanding, detection, treatment, and prevention of human disease;

  • Caring for our patients with respect and compassion in a setting where patients benefit from application of the latest medical and scientific advances, delivered with skill, integrity, and constant concern for their comfort and well-being.

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