Relationships: Meaningful longitudinal relationships among learners and teachers provide fundamental infrastructure for teaching, clinical practice, and scholarly endeavors.
Professionalism: Role-modeling, mentoring and leadership in professional behaviors are rooted in the trusting, longitudinal relationships found within learning communities.
Scholarship: Best practices and outcomes of LCs are critical to study and understand.
Wellness: Supporting the wellbeing of teachers and learners is vital in empowering them to fulfill their roles as empathic clinicians and advocates for patients.
Development: Personal & professional development is essential for the maturation of both students and faculty across the continuum of learning.
Inclusiveness: True community is realized when every member is recognized and unique perspectives and contributions are appreciated.