Mission and Goals

The mission of the Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Medical Science program is to equip qualified clinicians and medical educators with evidence-based, advanced medical knowledge and skills to meet the needs of primary care, to develop leaders in the medical profession, and to promote scholarship, mentorship and discipline-specific expertise.


The DMS program seeks to achieve this mission by focusing on these goals: 

  1. Attract high-quality medical and education specialists who are experts in their field
  2. Promote and model the highest standard of professionalism, mentorship and moral values
  3. Employ the most effective technologies for teaching
  4. Advance medical knowledge and critical thinking skills
  5. Leverage current professional and or clinical settings to advance competency achievement.
  6. Promote leadership in evolving medical education effectiveness and strategies.


Revised and Approved 12/14/2018