(Revision approved by the Board of Regents July 2003)
Core values answer the question: "How do we want to act as we move toward achieving our vision?" Core values are consistent with the mission of the College and help people make daily decisions about how to act.
We provide guidance and inspiration through education, information, policy development, and advocacy for patients.
We set and maintain the highest ethical and professional standards for ourselves and our programs.
We embrace the dignity and uniqueness of every human being.
We are sensitive and empathetic to the needs of others.
We work with expertise, commitment, and diligence, serving others before ourselves.
We maintain healthy personal and professional lives to most effectively serve our patients.
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