Mission statement

Mission

 To promote the ethical and compassionate provision of safe, effective, efficient, equitable, patient-centered and timely medical care and the advancement of public health in our community. 

Vision

To be an integral component in the achievement of better health for our community.

Guiding Principles

  • Patient Care:  We respect and embrace the dignity and individuality of our patients; listen to and communicate with them and their families with clarity and integrity; share decision making and case management; and advocate for disease prevention and the promotion of health at both the individual and population levels.
  • Professionalism:  We are committed to carrying out our professional responsibilities while adhering to the highest ethical principles of science and medicine.
  • Life-Long Learning:  We are dedicated to the continual advancement, appraisal and assimilation of the biomedical, clinical, social and epidemiological sciences and to their efficacious application in patient care.
  • Advocacy:  We work to promote public policies that support and improve quality patient care, the health of the community, and professional growth and satisfaction.
  • Community and Connectivity:  We stimulate the creation of professional relationships and enhance professional collegiality, leadership and mentorship through activities and opportunities that encourage membership interactions.