Mission and Vision Statement

Our Mission

Through educational excellence, evidence-informed patient-centered care and collaborative community engagement, we prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

Our Vision

We are a premier health sciences university creating a healthier word. Live, Learn, Serve Healthy!

Core Responsibilities

  • Deliver exemplary health sciences education and model excellence in the delivery of multi-specialty care.
  • Transform students into proficient healthcare professionals and leaders, continuously connecting to generations of lifelong learners.
  • Demonstrate excellence in holistic, patient centered care.
  • Support high-impact research and scholarship, and develop innovations to improve health and wellness.
  • Work continuously to innovate and improve.
  • Create an environment of teamwork, partnership, growth and learning.
  • Actively encourage diversity in thought and expression, respecting the unique contributions of all individuals.
  • Foster strong bonds with the people and communities we serve.
  • Practice fiscal responsibility and use resources wisely.
  • Exceed the expectations of our students, patients, employees, partners and society.

Core Behaviors

We pledge to:

  • Be professional, ethical, honest, trustworthy and accountable.
  • Have pride in what we do – go the extra mile.
  • Show genuine respect and dignity to all.
  • Listen attentively, be open-minded and team driven.
  • Be empathetic and compassionate.
  • Be decisive and support risk-taking with sound judgment.
  • Continually learn, grow and have fun along the way.
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