Mission and Vision

Vision Statement

Windsor University School of Medicine will lead as a vibrant, innovative University which provides affordable exemplary academic programs, quality services, and student experiences.

Mission

The Mission of Windsor University School of Medicine is to provide a nurturing environment and innovative curriculum which will inspire and assist students from diverse backgrounds to become competent, caring, ethical physicians with the ability to think critically. This experience will prepare students to choose wisely their area of training, to successfully continue their education, and subsequently improve the quality of life for individuals and society.

Medical Education through Competency-Based Objectives in the Caribbean

By the end of the Medical education at Windsor University School of Medicine, students will be able to achieve the following 6 core competencies:


Medical Knowledge

  • Master fundamental biomedical concepts, terms, processes, and system interactions
  • Describe the determinants of health
  • Utilize evidence in making clinical decisions

Patient Care

  • Conduct patient interviews and physical examinations
  • Diagnose patient health problems
  • Propose evidence-based health maintenance and therapeutic options

Systems-Based Practice

  • Connect knowledge of patient populations and health delivery processes in making diagnoses and therapeutic recommendations
  • Advocate for the humane, just, safe and prudent care of persons
  • Adapt to the complex economic and social structure of health care delivery

Communication and Interpersonal Development

  • Reflect upon one’s personal strengths and weaknesses to make positive changes in one’s behavior
  • Find one’s own meaning in medicine
  • Take care of oneself
  • Deliver effective patient presentations and document accurately in the medical record
  • Communicate and work effectively with others
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in a variety of settings

Professionalism

  • Care deeply about becoming an excellent physician through a life of service
  • Care about and support others in the profession
  • Value and behave in a manner consistent with the highest ethical standards of the profession

Practice-Based Learning

  • Develop a personal plan to become a better medical professional
  • Stimulate intellectual curiosity to question and advance knowledge through scholarship
  • Appropriately utilize evidence-based resources to address uncertainty in medicine and gaps in knowledge/skills