Mission Vision & Values

Mission

To save lives through timely patient-centred emergency care driven by educational innovation and practice-changing research.

Vision

Improved health outcomes for patients of all ages through influential research, education, and the development of leaders in emergency medicine.

Values

Integrity: We are committed, trustworthy, reliable and act conscientiously, consistently, and in accordance with our values.

Evidence-based decision making: We effectively retrieve, evaluate, integrate, weight and apply knowledge to patient care and system design decision making in the context of patient and social / cultural values.

Accountability: We accept responsibility for our actions, follow through on our committments, and measure up to your expectations.

Advocacy: We speak up for patient and population interests, pushing for effective change from providers and policy makers.

Collaboration: We engage in inter-disciplinary problem solving through dialogue, mutual respect, cooperative assertiveness and integrated action.

Initiative: We have the power to energetically begin a plan, or change what isn't working in ourselves, our department or our system, and see it through.

Critical thinking: We systematically and continually assess out thinking for clarity, accuracy, bias, precision, logic and relevance.

Professionalism: We are committed to the health and well-being of individuals and society through ethical practice, respect, collegiality and high personal standards of behaviour.