Mission, Values & Commitment to the Community

At OU Medicine, our mission is leading health care – in patient care, education and research.
Through our combined efforts we strive to improve the lives of all people.

Our vision is to be the premier health system for advancing medical care, education and research in the state, and to be among the leaders nationally.

With a focus on teamwork and inclusion, we strive to instill and reinforce standards of behavior that will attract, develop and retain outstanding and diverse staff, physicians, faculty and learners.

We will grow the enterprise to better serve patients and the community, ensure continued
support and focus on the fundamental missions of teaching and research.

With a focus on quality, we will achieve the highest standards of patient care and innovation by implementing and continually enhancing a robust self-evaluation system and provide the highest quality education programs for all levels of learners.

By responsible management and accountability of what has been entrusted to
us, we commit to fiscal responsibility, collaborative planning and adaptability to change.

With a spirit of service, we provide compassionate and seamless care, exceed our patients’ expectations; ensure an organizational culture of respect and communication.

We're making a difference to our patients and to the community, through programs like Live to Give that make giving back a priority and through strategic partnerships and good stewardship. 

Learn more about Live to Give employee volunteer program
See how OU Medicine exp​ands healthcare through the 340B Good Stewardship Program
Read about ou​r commitment to quality and safety