CDU/UCLA Medical Education Program

CDU/UCLA Medical Education Program

Program Objectives

The CDU/UCLA Medical Education program aims for the following outcomes:

  • Patient Care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of Health¬†¬†
  • Medical knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical and cognate sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care
  • Practice Based Learning and improvement that involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence and improvements of patient care
  • Interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their families and other health professionals
  • Professionalism as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient
  • System Based Practice, as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide are that is of optimal value