Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals


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.


In all that we do, we work to benefit human health and improve the quality of life. We will be:

Our local community’s provider of choice for its healthcare needs
A national leader in quality, patient safety, service and compassionate care
The leading provider of technologically advanced, ground-breaking care throughout Virginia
Recognized for translating research discoveries into improvements in clinical care and patient outcomes
Fostering innovative care delivery and teaching/training models that respond to the evolving health environment
A leader in training students and faculty in providing healthcare free of disparity

School of Medicine Human Resources works as an advocate, advisor and problem-solver for our customers and partners in all aspects of human resources. We strive to meet the needs of our employees, departments, the School and the University.


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


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 heath care providers of the future to work in multi-disciplinary teams
To ensure value-driven and efficient stewardship of resources