Mission, Values & Goals

Mission

To provide excellence, innovation and superlative quality in the care of patients, the training of health professionals, and the creation and sharing of health knowledge within a culture that promotes equity, diversity and inclusiveness.

Our Values: ASPIRE

At UVA Health System, we put the patient at the center of everything we do. We ASPIRE to create a culture of trust, respect and engagement 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: Being mindful of building a diverse and inclusive environment while showing compassion for everyone through our caring and intentional ways
  • Excellence: Conducting ourselves in a manner that surpasses ordinary standards through preparation, collaboration and proactivity in all that we do

Goals

  • To become the safest place to receive care
  • To be the healthiest work environment
  • To provide exceptional clinical care
  • To generate biomedical discovery that betters the human condition
  • To train healthcare providers of the future to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • To ensure value-driven and efficient stewardship of resources