Mission, Values, & Goals

Through the input, ideas, and feedback of our team members, we created these vision and mission statements as a guide to UVA Health's future in our four mission areas:

  • Clinical Care
  • Education
  • Research
  • Community

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 a 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.  
  • StewardshipManaging our resources and commitment to continual improvement and learning responsibly and carefully while acknowledging shortcomings or problems in our quest. 
  • Professionalism: Approaching all that we do in a collaborative way and 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: 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

Our patients are the center of all we do.

  • Care for, empower, and support our fellow team members in everything we do
  • Strive for excellence across all missions
  • Make transparent and data-driven decisions in the long-term best interests of the organization
  • Provide the highest quality, unparalleled safety, and an exceptional care experience
  • Be a learning organization committed to innovation and continual development of ourselves and others
  • Be responsible managers of our financial, environmental, and other resources
  • Have clear objectives, measure results, and celebrate successes
  • Deepen community engagement and foster healthy communities

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