Mission, Vision and Values

Our purpose, aspiration and guiding principles

As a foundational first step in our strategic planning process, we engaged our school community in updating our mission, vision and values statements.

Our Mission

The VCU School of Medicine mission is to improve health through exceptional and innovative discovery, training and patient care.

Our Vision

We will be known for the accomplishments of our trainees, faculty, staff and alumni in research, education and patient care.

Our Values

The core values that guide our conduct, performance and decision-making are:

  • Education and lifelong learning
  • Respect and integrity
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Innovation and technology
  • Community engagement
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