SOM Mission Statement
The mission of the University of Colorado School of Medicine is to provide Colorado, the nation and the world with programs of excellence in:
Education - through the provision of educational programs to medical students, allied health students, graduate students and housestaff, practicing health professionals and the public at large;
Research - through the development of new knowledge in the basic and clinical sciences, as well as in health policy and health care education;
Patient Care - through state-of-the-art clinical programs which reflect the unique educational environment of the University, as well as the needs of the patients it serves; and,
Community Service - through sharing the School's expertise and knowledge to enhance the broader community, including our affliated institutions, other healthcare professionals, alumni and other colleagues, and citizens of the state.