The Goal

The goal of renewing the MD Undergraduate curriculum is to ensure that our program produces graduates who can meet the current and future health care needs of British Columbians.

Guiding Principles for the Renewed Curriculum

The renewed curriculum is based on the following principles, as described in the Deans Task Force on Curriculum Renewal final report:

  1. Social responsibility and accountability
  2. Competency-based curriculum
  3. Student assessment
  4. Flexibility
  5. Scholarship
  6. Integration
  7. Continuity
  8. Healthcare system

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Mission & Goals of the UBC MD Undergraduate Education Program

The Mission and Goals of the MD Undergraduate Program were revised as part of the launch of Curriculum Renewal and continue to provide guidance throughout the implementation process. View the full MD Undergraduate Program Mission & Goals document for the Class of 2019 and beyond to learn more.