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About Gatton College of Pharmacy

East Tennessee State University

Our Vision

To become a recognized national leader in pharmacy education

Our Mission

To develop progressive, team-oriented pharmacists that improve healthcare, focusing on rural and under-served communities

The College accomplishes this mission by:

  • Providing outstanding education with emphasis on interprofessional training
  • Valuing research and scholarship to create a life-long curiosity and passion for learning
  • Developing and delivering exceptional direct patient care
  • Engaging and serving the university, community, and profession

Our Values

The Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy embraces the educational philosophy and values of East Tennessee State University and is committed to the following core values:

Academic Excellence
We strive to achieve excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the university, local, and professional communities.

Professionalism, Integrity, and Character
We aim to create an environment that instills professionalism, integrity, empathy, a high standard of ethical behavior, and the highest professional commitment to the patient, the community, and the employer.

A Caring Community
We endeavor to create a caring community characterized by mutual respect, patience, kindness, and generosity; and one that respects, values, and promotes the dignity and diversity of faculty and students.

A Culture of Service
We strive to create a culture that values and promotes service to our patients, school, community, and profession.

Life-long Learning
We pursue a passion for life-long learning and a commitment to personal and professional growth as we serve our patients, community, and profession.

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