The mission of the School of Health Professions is to provide and promote quality education, research, and service in an environment that fosters collaboration and mutual respect.
See also: UTMB Mission and Core Values
The School of Health Professions envisions a school that provides quality education in the health professions and encourages innovation.
SHP provides multi-level educational programs for a diverse group of students, colleagues, and members of the community. SHP facilitates student and faculty involvement in scientific investigation and scholarly activities that advance health care. Our faculty, staff, and administrators promote service through active participation in professional and community activities.
The School of Health Professions identifies educational outcomes clearly and embodies principles of adult learning, which are reflected in the best educational practices, We promise team-oriented health care through true interdisciplinary learning and use current technology to promote learning. Our program faculty employ non-traditional methods for acquiring and demonstrating mastery to facilitate degree completion students gain clinical experience in community settings, and clinically competent graduates embrace ethical practices and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
The School of Health Professions envisions an education environment where basic education instills awareness of professional identity and a lifelong dedication to learning. Our faculty are attuned to developments and needs in the health care field, whereas research and demonstration projects stimulate thought and enrich instruction define practice, and improve health care delivery.