Mission, Vision & Values


Our mission

To drive excellence in health and health care through world-class medical education and research, and our commitment to social accountability.

Our vision

Healthier communities

What we value

Respect Working and learning environments grounded in high regard for the aspirations, rights, and traditions of allCollegial, professional relationships that build feelings of trust, safety, and wellbeing
Inclusion A diverse mix of outstanding students, scholars, researchers, and staff who share an enriched sense of belonging and commitment to action. The power of diversity demonstrated through inclusive engagement with our communities
Collaboration Genuine appreciation for what is important to one another, our partners and those whom we serve. Strong, productive relationships
Accountability Providing people with the tools, time, and other resources they need to do their work. Setting the bar for integrity in transparent communication. Setting new standards for high-quality and equitable approaches to medical education, research, and clinical practice.
Excellence Striving for enduring improvement in individual, community, population, and planetary health. An ongoing commitment to sustainable quality improvement

Dean's message

Developing our plan