The EVMS Doctor of Health Sciences program prepares scholarly health services professionals to serve as leaders and change agents in their place of employment and in their communities.


  • Academic integrity is the foundation of higher education.
  • The student-teacher relationship is based on mutual respect, trust, and a desire for shared learning experiences.
  • Diversity in many forms will strengthen the learning environment.
  • We are accountable and responsive to our constituents.


  • Prepare professionals to effectively serve organizations and communities based on a curriculum of diverse yet interrelated topics.
  • Encourage scholarly learning that is dynamic, reflective, and applied.
  • Provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to function as leaders and innovators in a variety of health service and academic settings.