Defining aspects of the CODMAN Group can be summed up with the following words:
COLLABORATIVE | to work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort to realize shared goals
OPEN DATA | open data is information that is available for anyone to use, for any purpose, at no cost.
MEDICINE | applied science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease
ACADEMIC | cultural accumulation of knowledge, its development and transmission across generations and its practitioners and transmitters
NETWORKS | a directory of people maintained for their advancement or multiple devices connected together to share information