Our Strategic Plan

With the implementation of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, the institution’s decades-long plan to build an independent four-year medical degree program in the College of Medicine was codified. Under Strategic Theme1, Strategic Goal 1, the third strategic objective of the CDU plan reads:

Strategic Objective 3: Develop and complete the establishment of CDU’s independent medical education program.

That plan became a core focus of the University’s 2021-2026 Strategic Plan, which resulted in the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) awarding preliminary accreditation status to the independent Four-Year Medical Program. The school will enroll its first class in the late summer of 2023. To guide its achievement of this milestone, the College of Medicine has created and approved this 2021-2026 Strategic Plan for the Program, which is aligned with the five Strategic Themes of the University’s strategic plan.

Click Here to access the downloadable version of the University’s strategic plan.

To view the Four-Year MD Program Strategic Plan Annual Report, Click Here.

COM 4-Year MD Program Strategic Report