Vision of UCCSMS
In line with the overall vision of the University, the vision of UCCSMS is “To be a Medical School that is strongly positioned with a world-wide acclaim”. We envision an approach to medical education that would transform the learning environment and challenge students to think analytically. This vision is in the context of the unique institutional history of UCC in education, and takes cognizance of the need to respond to ongoing world wide reforms in medical education.
Mission of UCCSMS
UCCSMS will be a leader in promoting the health of the people of Ghana. We will: 1. provide medical education of the highest standards by adopting and using medical curriculum that is internationally acceptable and yet has the flexibility of incorporating the medical problems prevalent in Ghana and Africa. 2. produce high calibre medical doctors and other health professionals who will have a broad based education, be people-centered, community-oriented and research conscious. Our students will be trained to use their acquired medical knowledge to provide appropriate solutions for the existing medical problems within the community. 3. train doctors who are sensitive to the ever-increasing challenges of the changing society, and who are motivated to maintain excellence in humane and ethical medical practice, research and continuing education. 4. train our graduates to provide leadership by example in dealing with the ethical and moral problems which continually confront the Ghanaian community. 5. make available and maintain the most advanced medical and laboratory technology services and knowledge, which will be available for the use of the medical students, their educators and the general population. 6. develop excellent tertiary and highly specialized clinical services 7. establish a telemedicine conferencing facility to support patient care. 8. establish a centre of excellence in medical research into diseases peculiar to African and developing countries, and selected medical ailments with global impact.