Core Values

Our value can be summarised in an acronym DETECT.

Diversity; We value respect for cultural, individual and role difference, including those due to age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, family configuration, disability, language, philosophical orientation, and socioeconomic status among others. We are committed to continuous critical reflections of self and practice central to the true spirit of diversity.

Excellence; We strive for excellence in all our academic pursuits. We value excellence in teaching, service /research, We are committed to promoting creative and critical thinking among faculty, trainees and staff within a culture of inspiration, high expectations, aspiration to be the best, accountability and quality service to trainees, the Institute and external communities.

Trainees' Focus; we are driven by the desire to provide life-changing opportunities for our trainees, trainees' are at the centre of all we do

Ethics & Dignity;  We are committed to the highest standards of honesty, fairness, respect, and professional and scholarly ethics.

Communication & collaboration; We value open communication and collaboration within and across organisational units and with our external communities. We are committed to maintaining a spirit of community where differences of opinion are encouraged.

Train to Think;  we train our trainees on how to think for themselves which is the pivot of all education, to question the norm, source etc. and make all references from inductive reasoning.