Mission, Vision and Values


The mission of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville and UF Health in Jacksonville is to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover. We dedicate our work to improving the lives of those we touch through quality health care, medical education, innovation and research.


Our vision is to be the region's most valued health care asset, eliminating health care needs as a concern of the population. We will achieve this vision by:

  • Delivering patient-centered care that exceeds expectations of patients and families
  • Providing unrivaled medical education and research
  • Developing partnerships that join our work to the well-being of the community


In striving to fulfill our mission, we will be guided by the enduring values of:

  • Excellence in each and every customer experience
  • Respect for the critical nature of our work
  • Compassion for humanity and one another
  • Stewardship of the trust and privilege to serve