Creating a National Movement to Transform Medical Education

What's Next in Healthcare?

The Kern National Network for Caring and Character in Medicine is preparing physicians from pre-med through practice to face whatever's ahead with three essential qualities, the Triple Aim of Medical Education:

Kern Institute | Character


Kern Institute | Competence




Transforming Medical Education.

Nationwide. For Good.


Who facilitate creative thinking, connecting with students in collaborative, interactive ways


Who enter medical school with the strength of character worthy of the privilege


That prepares learners to meet new demands to care for patients and populations

Culture & Systems

That redefine what it means to be a physician, establishing a new foundation for medical education

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