UFSCar's Graduate Program in Clinical Management - GPCM has Clinical Management as its focus area and aims to (i) contribute to the solution of health problems faced by our society; (ii) promote the development of capacities of health professionals to act with best practices in daily work; (iii) support the development of capacities for the exercise of health education, aiming at the strengthening of residency programs in health; (iv) expand partnerships between universities, health services, and the community to generate knowledge relevant to the Unified Healthcare System (SUS).

Clinical Management is a new field of knowledge production, with a great potential for impact due to the immediate applicability of new technologies and knowledge aimed at improving effectiveness, efficiency, and efficacy, with the accountability of professionals, services, the establishment of standards and quality systems and regulation of actions and health services in the Unified Healthcare System (SUS).