To improve the health of all people, especially Missourians, through exemplary education, research and patient-centered care
To be a transformational leader in improving health.
Excellence: We pursue the highest goals and accept the sacrifices and responsibilities required to achieve our best possible performance.
Respect: We nurture free and open discourse, listen to new ideas, and value diverse perspectives and talents.
Service: We put forth our most diligent efforts on behalf of our patients, learners, stakeholders and partners.
Integrity: We commit to honesty, truthfulness and authenticity in our relationships and activities.
Responsibility: We exhibit a strong sense of duty, stewardship and accountability to each other and to the public.
Innovation: We pursue an ongoing, collaborative process of discovery and translate knowledge for the benefit and service of society.
Compassion: We relate to others in a caring, empathic manner and strive to prevent and relieve human suffering.
Inclusion: We promote diversity and convey a sense of belonging, respect and value for all persons.