The California University of Science and Medicine adheres to the following core values, which help foster a supportive and collaborative learning environment.


Committed to educating future physicians who will embrace the responsibility for improving the health and health care needs of underserved communities and be advocates for the elimination of health disparities.


Accept individual and collective responsibility to direct education, research and service activities to address the priority health concerns that span from the local to the global community.


Promote effective changes in educational policies and processes in order to develop and train competent physicians who will have leadership roles in all domains of medicine.


Inspire, shape and mold the character of students through dedicated faculty and creative, innovative teaching methods.


Achieve consistent outstanding levels of performance which exceed the expectations of our students while upholding the highest standards of ethical behavior, intellectual honesty and professional conduct.


Promote, cultivate and respect ethnic, intellectual, social and cultural diversity of students, faculty and patients in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment.

Honor Code

All students, faculty, and staff are held responsible for maintaining the Honor Code of CalMed which emphasizes:


Honesty and integrity

Legal and ethical standards of behavior