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Medical Student Resources

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is committed to educating exemplary physicians and scholars, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and providing service at home and abroad. We enhance our communities by providing outstanding primary and specialty care, promoting the dignity and inclusion of all people, and responding to the needs of the medically underserved.

Our medical school is based on a set of concepts that define the essence of our medical education and provide the foundation for our curriculum. These are: service, care of patients, rationality, integration, professionalism and transformation -- better known to our students, faculty and staff as S.C.R.I.P.T.


Care of Patients

The College of Human Medicine embodies the Virtuous Professional, supported by 1) "CHM" Virtues of Courage, Humility and Mercy, 2) Professional Responsibilities including competence, honesty, compassion, respect of others, professional responsibility and social responsibility; and 3) the Process of Professional Growth: dialogue, reflection and practice.