Our Mission

The Department of Medicine's mission is to create and apply knowledge through research, scientific discovery, and medical education and training locally and globally. These goals will be accomplished with a focus on innovation and compassion to advance health and wellness.

Our Vision

The Department of Medicine's vision is to become a destination academic community that promotes discovery and education to improve the health of individuals and populations through science, clinical practice, education and service. We will accomplish this through our dedicated focus on the following areas:

  • Research: Become Baylor College of Medicine’s leading engine of scientific discovery, translation and implementation to advance health
  • Patient Care: Provide the highest quality clinical service that employs and integrates patient-centered care, population health, precision medicine and wellness principles, and is the first choice for patients and referring providers
  • Education: Be recognized as innovators in education and training of students, trainees and health professionals, attracting and developing the next generation of leaders in medicine

Our Core Values

Throughout our organization, we follow our vision and mission with an eye toward employing the College's core values always, in all ways. See details on the Baylor College of Medicine core values.