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Realignment of the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the FMS

In December 2019 the Faculty sought to realign its vision, mission and core values to ensure inclusion in the “One UWI” strategic direction. 

  • THE VISION - To be a Faculty of excellence rooted in the Caribbean for education, training, research and service in health and well-being.
  • THE MISSION - To advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation in health for the positive transformation of the Caribbean and the wider world. 


    • Integrity - The FMS would perform in an honest, caring, ethical and trustworthy manner, and inculcate a culture of accountability in its management practices to ensure that these values are sustained. 
    • Excellence -The FMS would serve its internal and external stakeholders by delivering consistently high-quality service and relevant research, benchmarked against international standards and operational best practices. 
    • Gender Justice - The FMS would actively create and sustain a social, academic, and administrative culture that supports and promotes gender equality and justice within its environments. 
    • Diversity - The FMS would foster a culture and environment that is open and welcoming to different ideas and perspectives, acknowledges and values diversity, is inclusive of and respects the dignity of all persons regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, sex, gender identity, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, family or marital status, national origin, language, political or religious persuasion, health status, or other unique characteristic.
    • Student Centredness - The FMS would ensure that its policies, governance and daily operations are geared towards the delivery of an exceptional teaching and learning experience for all students.
    • Social Accountability - Through its varied educational, research and service activities the FMS would foster a culture of social responsibility and accountability that demonstrate its commitment to address the priority health concerns of the Caribbean region which the Faculty was mandated to serve.
    • Professionalism - In all of its operations, educational programmes, health care services and research, the FMS would promote a culture of compassion, understanding, empathy, honesty, competence, commitment and inter-professional collaboration. 
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