About the School
> Educational Philosophy
The educational experience in the School of Medicine is student-centered. It is designed to produce physicians dedicated to superior patient care, service to community
and scientific inquiry.
The School of Medicine is devoted to nurturing students. The careful cultivation begins with admission and continues through the fourth year. Faculty plays a vital role
as teachers and mentors, guides, advisors, counselors and friends.
The first two years of medical school have been pass/fail since its inception. The lack of class rank or GPA promotes better peer and small group learning. The passing
standard is high and students set their personal challenge to excel.
Nearly 100 percent of physicians become clinicians who provide patient care one-on-one. The UConn School of Medicine provides students with the knowledge skills and
attitudes that will allow them to succeed in any chosen specialty field. The school especially prides itself on providing exceptional training for the practice of high quality
patient-centered clinical medicine.