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Mission, Vision, Values


SLUCare exists to improve the lives of all we serve by exploring and expanding medical knowledge, providing an exceptional patient experience, and adhering to the Jesuit tradition of meeting the needs of the whole person.


In accordance with our Catholic Jesuit tradition, we balance the science of medicine with the soul of it — keeping people first in all we do. 


These values guide what we provide for our patients, how we do our daily work, and help set the direction of our organization — SLU CARES 

Service. We strive to deliver the best to every patient every day. The patient is our first priority in everything we do.

Leadership. As researchers and educators, we are dedicated to advancing medicine.

Unity. We build on the collective strength and cultural diversity of everyone, working with open communication and mutual respect.

Compassion. We treat those we serve and each other with kindness and compassion and strive to better understand and respond to the needs of a diverse community.

Accountability. We act ethically and responsibly in everything we do and we hold ourselves accountable for our behavior.

Respect. We treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work, with the highest professionalism and dignity.

Excellence. We work as a team to bring experience, advancements and the highest quality of care to our patients and their families.

Stewardship. We bring respect, openness and honesty to our patients, families and co-workers and support the well-being of the communities we serve.