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Our mission and values

Mission and Commitments

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is dedicated to the education of students in medicine, health and behavioral sciences.

A photo of PCOM medical students working in the simulation center at PCOM's Philadelphia campus.Our Mission

Educating health professionals to care for the whole person and advance the health of diverse communities.

Photo of a group of PCOM students having a discussion. PCOM's values include embracing diversity, advancing equioty and inclusion.Our Values

We are accountable to one another.

We act with integrity and treat everyone with respect.

We foster innovation.

We embrace diversity, advancing equity and inclusion.

We work as a team and seek opportunities to collaborate.

A photo of two PCOM medical students. PCOM is committed to diversity and that commitment is a key part of PCOM's strategic plan.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

As part of our educational mission, PCOM recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of our students, promoting critical thinking and developing future community leaders.

Our diversity and inclusion efforts have earned the College numerous honors and are a key component of our strategic plan. To learn more, read a message from PCOM's executive leadership regarding this important aspect of our institutional identity.

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PCOM welcomes students with unique skills and experiences to contribute to our community of learning.


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