Training the Physicians of Tomorrow

Purpose of Charter

This charter provides an overview of the UNMC Training the Physicians of Tomorrow curriculum goals for the College of Medicine, including redesign principles and intended outcomes of physicians who complete the curriculum. 

Vision of the Physicians of Tomorrow Curriculum

The Training the Physicians of Tomorrow curriculum will produce physicians whose strong foundation in basic, clinical and health systems sciences prepare them to work collaboratively with other health professionals to promote health and reduce suffering for the patients and populations throughout Nebraska and the surrounding region. 

Goals for Curriculum Redesign

The Training the Physicians of Tomorrow curriculum will enhance the acquisition of enduring knowledge and skills while integrating the emerging knowledge and abilities that are critical to becoming a 21st Century physician. The intended outcome of the curriculum is a physician who is well-prepared to excel in residency training, professional practice and as a productive citizen of Nebraska. These foundational principles will guide the work of the curriculum oversight committees: 

Improving Health by Focusing on Patients and Learners 

Improving Health by Focusing on Systems, Instructional Strategies and Development

Guiding Principles of the Curriculum Redesign Process

To accomplish the vision and goals outlined above, the Training the Physicians of Tomorrow curriculum will incorporate the following: