University of Louisville School of Medicine

University of Louisville School of Medicine

The University of Louisville, School of Medicine is completing a Compassion Resolution and is integrating compassion and mindfulness in our physician education curriculum


  • To be a vital component in the University of Louisville's quest to become a premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university,
  • To excel in the education of physicians and scientists for careers in teaching, research, patient care and community service, and
  • To bring the fundamental discoveries of our basic and clinical scientists to the bedside.


  • Meet and exceed the accreditation standards of the LCME, ACGME and ACCME.
  • Graduate physicians who have the knowledge, skills and attitudes to provide outstanding medical care and who are well prepared for residency training.
  • Provide the necessary educational, financial and human resources to support a broad spectrum of fully accredited Graduate Medical Education Programs in generalists and specialist disciplines.
  • Provide high quality Continuing Medical Education in an environment of lifelong learning.
  • Provide cutting edge graduate education programs (MS and Ph.D.) in the basic science disciplines.
  • Increase the production of under represented minority physicians.
  • Increase the placement and retention of physicians in rural and underserved urban areas of Kentucky.
  • Promote collaborative teaching and learning across disciplines, departments and schools.


  • Increase the quality and quantity of research, especially federally funded research.
  • Develop, recruit and retain top-quality scientists, including those qualifying for Challenge-for-Excellence chairs.
  • Provide state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment for investigators and trainees.
  • Provide cutting-edge research training and experience to medical and graduate students, as well as to postdoctoral scholars.
  • Encourage basic and translational research, as well as commercialization of faculty inventions.
  • Promote collaborative research across disciplines, departments and schools.

Patient Care

  • Develop programs of clinical excellence with complementary translational research components which will be nationally recognized.
  • Add new endeavors to historic relationships to build UofL Healthcare into a major network of referral care for our region and state.
  • Participate in a system of coordinated inpatient and outpatient care delivery for the medically underserved of our metropolitan region.
  • Promote collaborative clinical ventures.
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

About Us

  • charter brand transp blue mediumCharter for Compassion provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide. Our mission is to bring to life the principles articulated in the Charter for Compassion through concrete, practical action in a myriad of sectors.


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