About

Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

Founded in 2021, the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine will be taught by leading medical and scientific minds to help students rise to the health challenges of the 21st century with a focus on mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health. The School will be a national, state-of-the-art medical facility located in Bentonville, Arkansas with the goal of welcoming its inaugural class in 2025.

Mission. Vision. Values.

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Our Mission

To create a new paradigm of medical education that integrates a holistic approach with conventional medicine.

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Our Vision

The Alice L. Walton School of Medicine will help medical students rise to the health challenges of the 21st century through a reimagination of medical education that incorporates mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health to help people live healthier and happier lives.

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Our Values

  • Building care around what really matters to each individual.
  • Emphasis on self-care.
  • Holistic approach to wellness and care.
  • Team-based models for holistic care delivery.
  • Chronic disease prevention and management.
  • Humanism, the arts and humanities.
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Community engagement and education.
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What whole health means to us:

  • Personalized, proactive, patient-driven approach to care and treatment.
  • Reinstates humanity into health care by emphasizing all aspects of a person including emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental health.
  • Orientated around the goal of supporting a patient in living their best life.
  • Excellent, evidence-based care.
  • For everyone, including students, faculty, staff and all members of the community.

"We have to give people the tools so they can have control of a happy, healthy life."

— Alice Walton

Our Campus

Innovative Facilities

Faculty, staff, students, and visitors alike will experience a beautiful, state-of-the-art campus that, once constructed, will be located in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Rooted in Community

The Alice L. Walton School of Medicine will collaborate closely with the health care community in Arkansas and beyond. We are currently seeking clinical affiliations with local inpatient and outpatient providers.

Global Impact

The School of Medicine aims to create positive change not only in communities in Northwest Arkansas, but around the globe by making whole health available to all.

Leadership

Our leadership team pioneered the vision for the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine and oversees the school’s continued growth and innovation. Learn more about each member of the leadership team.

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In the News

As the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine leads a grassroots whole health movement and strives to help prepare medical students for the challenges of the 21st century, our work is drawing attention and building momentum. Read the latest news surrounding the school.

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Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

The Alice L. Walton School of Medicine is a sister organization to Whole Health Institute. Learn more about the Institute at its website.

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