Mission statement


 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. 


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.