The curriculum produces 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. 

The curriculum enhances the acquisition of enduring knowledge and skills while integrating the emerging knowledge and abilities critical to becoming a 21st Century physician. The curriculum outcome is a physician who is well prepared to excel in residency training, professional practice, and as a productive citizen of Nebraska. These foundational principles 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 Process

The curriculum incorporates the following to accomplish the vision and goals outlined above: