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Advancing
Health Together

Duke logo

Advancing
Health Together

Duke logo

Advancing
Health Together

Mission, Vision & Values

The Duke Health mission, vision and values statements are the fundamental building blocks for our success as a leading national academic health center committed to advancing health together. These statements concisely convey the purpose, direction, drivers and character of our institution.

Each of the major component entities within Duke Health also maintain their own local values statements that are reflective of their individual work cultures and missions. However, as you’ll see below, while the values statements throughout the organization are stated slightly differently in some cases, they are all consistent with the overarching Duke Health values.

Mission

Advancing Health Together

 

Vision

In advancing health together, we will: 

  • Deliver tomorrow's health care today
  • Accelerate discovery and its translation
  • Create education that is transforming
  • Build healthy communities
  • Connect with the world to improve health globally

Values

Duke Health Values

Duke Health Values

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Innovation

Duke University Health System Values

  • Caring for our patients, their loved ones and each other
  • Excellence
  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Teamwork

School of Medicine Values

  • Excellence in education, research and patient care
  • Respect for and inclusion of people from all backgrounds
  • Commitment to service, solving real world problems
  • Sense of urgency in transforming discoveries into improved human health

School of Nursing Values

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Diversity & Inclusiveness

Duke-NUS Medical School Values

  • Passion for a Cause
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Diversity & Respect
  • Professional Conduct