Vision, Mission and Goal

Vision of the Institute of Health Sciences Education

The IHSE aims to promote excellence and innovation in health sciences education and practice through research and scholarship.


Mission of the Institute of Health Sciences Education

The IHSE will:

  • Advance health sciences education through research and scholarship, education and capacity-building, and community outreach and engagement, with the goal of developing health care professionals and scientists for better patient care and health outcomes.
  • Bring together clinicians, educators and researchers to enable collaboration across disciplines and professions that will foster theory-driven and practice-based research and scholarship, a spirit of curiosity and inquiry among learners and educators, and the support and development of educational leaders and researchers.
  • Provide a forum for knowledge translation, integration, and evidence-informed educational innovations and practices, as well as national and international partnerships.
  • Establish a thriving milieu that not only supports transdisciplinary research and scholarship in relation to HSE and seek to offer new educational opportunities for future leaders in the field and build a community of clinicians, educators and researchers dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in HSE.
  • Commit to the highest standards of academic rigor and excellence, integrity and ethical conduct in all of its activities. It will also value academic freedom, curiosity and creativity, collaboration and community, open dialogue and respect.



Aspirational Goal:

The Institute’s goal is to:

  • Establish a thriving milieu that not only supports transdisciplinary research and scholarship in relation to HSE, but also seeks to offer new educational opportunities for future leaders in the field and build a community of clinicians, educators and researchers dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in HSE.
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