College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Social Medicine & Healthcare Leadership

Mission Statement

The multi-disciplinary Department of Social Medicine and Healthcare Leadership at COMP is dedicated to promoting integrated perspectives and leadership development with regard to key social and cultural issues impacting the quality of health care. The Department provides an inter-disciplinary forum in which behavioral and social scientists, public health educators, bio-ethicists, bio-terrorism experts, statisticians, technology experts, medical educators, and health care practitioners can effectively collaborate to this end. In alignment with the mission of the College, primary areas of interest for the Department include community medicine, service learning, professional roles, medical informatics, sociology of health and illness, relationship skills, evidence-based professional practices, community relations, prevention, and patient-centered inter-professional care.  


Faculty & Staff  


Department News  


Center for Healthcare Leadership  


Global and Community Health  


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)  


Interprofessional Education (IPE)