The School of Health Professions is committed to the education of health care professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences. SHP provides an academic and clinical education in a broad spectrum of degrees that can only be found at a major medical care and academic research center such as MD Anderson.
The School of Health Professions, in concert with the mission and visions of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is committed to the education of health care professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions faculty is committed to:
Setting the standard for world class didactic and clinical instruction necessary for program graduates to perform procedures within a specialty area, to integrate and relate clinical data, and to solve problems related to the production of clinical results.
Meeting the current and future needs of health science professions by developing and implementing formal academic didactic and clinical education programs incorporating state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment techniques.
Developing, understanding and appreciating research and quality management programs; providing the skills necessary to establish quality control measures and to make appropriate decisions to maintain accuracy and precision.
Instilling a professional code of conduct related to patients, health care professionals and the public that demonstrates the highest regard for human dignity and life.
Identifying the value of lifelong learning of students and graduates through continued education and professional competence.