Mission, Values, & Goals

It's by the input, ideas, and feedback from our team members that we have created these vision and mission statements as a guide to UVA Health's future.

Our Mission

Transforming health and inspiring hope for all Virginians and beyond.

Our Vision

To be the nation’s leading public academic health system and best place to work — while transforming patient care, research, education, and engagement with the diverse communities we serve.

Our Values: ASPIRE

At UVA Health, we put the patient at the center of everything we do. We ASPIRE to create a culture of excellence, engagement, and trust through our values:

  • Accountability: Acknowledging and assuming responsibility for where we have succeeded and failed in terms of our actions, decisions, policies, and results
  • StewardshipResponsibly and carefully managing our resources and commitment to continual improvement and learning while acknowledging shortcomings or problems in our quest
  • Professionalism: Approaching all that we do in a collaborative way, delivering excellent care through the lens of helpfulness, positivity, kindness, and competency
  • IntegrityBeing honest, open, and fair through our behaviors, attitude, and treatment of others
  • Respect: Valuing everyone through our compassionate and caring ways
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Fostering an environment of belonging that promotes justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and unity throughout the organization and within the communities we serve

Our Guiding Principles

  • Putting the patient first in everything we do
  • Remaining unwavering in our commitment to excellence in all missions
  • Strengthening the well-being of our workforce through collaboration, inclusiveness, and teamwork
  • Making decisions in a transparent, proactive, nimble, and data-driven way
  • Eliminating duplication and unnecessary variation
  • Maintaining financial discipline, rigor and accountability
  • Deepening ties to the community