College of Medicine
Missions and Educational Objectives
The Medical School was established in August 1958 based on the core institutional values:
Compassion, Prudence, Diligence, Integrity.
On an extension from the institutional values, the Medical School sets its teaching objectives to cultivate prospective medical doctors with the characters of being:
Altruistic: The curriculum emphasizes the importance of respecting patients’ welfare and of medical ethics concepts. Students shall commit to provide outstanding patient care and services to the community.
Knowledgeable: The curriculum imparts to students high quality academic and clinical education programs on both traditional Chinese and Western medicines. Students can acquire well-rounded knowledge for their professional career, and also possess the capabilities of self-directed and lifelong learning.
Skillful: The curriculum cultivates students’ skills in deciphering the results of clinical examination and skills in medical treatment, and in the ability to effectively communicate or collaborate with patients, colleagues, and other team members.
Dutiful: The curriculum fosters students with the altitude of holistic care and compassion/empathy toward patients; and of the willingness to take the responsibility for the social duty of preventive health care.