Core Competencies UIC College of Medicine


The goal of the GPPA in Medicine program is to instill the following competencies in its students:

  1. Become a critical thinker


  2. Determine what is important to think about


  3. Acquire basic knowledge and understanding central to the pursuit of a medical education


  4. Become knowledgeable about areas that will help you lead an enjoyable life, including literature, music, arts, athletics, theater, etc.


  5. Become a socially active and participatory leader in society