Our Mission

Our MISSION is to improve the health and well-being of the people of Texas through excellence in education, research and health care delivery.

Our Vision

Our VISION is to develop the innovators and leaders in medicine and biomedical research who will transform American medicine in the 21st century.

Our Values

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Loyalty
  • Respect
  • Selfless Service

Our Priorities

Rural Population Health

  • Improve the health of rural populations in Texas through innovative care delivery
  • Provide transformational learning experiences for students while improving rural populations’ access to health care
  • Eliminate health disparities in our state

Military Health

  • Honor our military legacy
  • Provide care to active duty military and veterans
  • Diversify the clinical and research opportunities for our students, faculty and staff

Technology-Supported Innovation for Health and Health Care Delivery

  • Collaborate with the College of Engineering and the Health Science Center to develop and implement new technologies to support health care in the 21st century
  • Train a new type of physician—the physicianeer—through our EnMed program
  • Work with stakeholder health systems to re-invent the way health care is delivered