The University of Arizona Health Sciences


The student should possess specific attitudes desirable in a physician. Specifically, the student should acquire the following attitudes:

  • Caring and compassion
  • Commitment to work and learning
  • Ethical sensitivity
  • Moral integrity
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Enthusiasm for patient care
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Communication skills
  • Commitment to the principle of disease prevention
  • Respect for patients, family members and other health care workers
  • Respect for other's opinions