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At University of Maryland Medical System, our values are the building blocks of the shared culture and common understanding that guide us in fulfilling our MISSION and VISION as we provide Marylanders a better state of care.

Our Values

To advance our mission and vision, our organization and people are aligned around core values that define our work:


We provide care and embrace our patients, families, team members and communities with compassion.

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We are relentless in our pursuit of discovery and innovation.

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We strive for excellence across all aspects of our mission.

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We foster inclusion and embrace diversity in human experiences, ideas and perspectives.

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We earn the trust of patients, one another and our communities by behaving morally, ethically and with integrity.

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Our Mission

To purposefully advance the shared principles that are foundational to our work:

Compassionate, High-Quality Care

We are unrelenting in our dedication to compassionate, high-quality, patient- and family-centered care.

Commitment to Community

We are inherently entwined in the social fabric of our communities and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the health and well-being of Marylanders.

Health Care Transformation

Leveraging our scale and geographical reach, we transform the way we deliver health care to bring more value to our patients and their communities.

Discovery-Based Medicine

Blazing new trails in medicine is inherent in us. We invest in and partner with those who are committed to the highest ideals of innovation, discovery-based medicine and health education.

Our Vision

We build upon our tradition of excellence in patient care and innovation, to be a national leader in the transformation of health care.