Core values of the School of Medicine - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM)
With the mission and vision to become an advanced and prestigious Health Sciences University in the region; the core values of the School of Medicine – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City are summarised: “Humanity – Professionality – Dynamic – Creativity”.
- Humanity: behaving in a compassionate, altruistic, fair-minded, and honest manner towards each individual and collective to develop learners’ potential and train healthcare professionals, who will engage patient-centred care favourably, by their capacity and responsibilities.
- Professionality: expressed in professional competencies, regularly getting updated to improve qualification; expressed through professional actions, making decisions and implementing solutions or treatment plans quickly and accurately according to the medical issues; in the direction of taking into account the interests of the patient; always being self-controlled and adjusting their ways of working to increasingly improve their knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy.
- Dynamic: always updated with the latest knowledge, solutions, and techniques through online knowledge bases or specialised seminars, and continuous training courses, thereby applying it in their training processes and scientific research. Dynamics in the medical profession as well as constant innovation in educational methodology with the aim to gain the best fit of development and practice.
- Creativity: constantly searching for new and better ways of working, innovating, and daring to think differently, doing new things, and creating new opportunities to improve quality and reach new heights.