Mission, Vision and Values

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health embraces mission, vision and values statements created through a collaborative process with hundreds of our learners, staff and faculty members.


Together, we are advancing health and health equity through remarkable service to patients and communities, outstanding education, and innovative research.


Healthy people. Healthy communities.


  • Integrity and Accountability – Every person, every action, every time.
  • Compassion – Treat all with kindness, understanding, and empathy.
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity – Advance health and health equity by respecting the rights, dignity, and differences of all.
  • Excellence – Strive for the very best in all we do.