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MISSION AND PRINCIPLES

Mission
Mayo will provide the best care to every patient every day through integrated clinical practice, education and research.

Primary Value
The needs of the patient come first.

Core Principles

Practice Practice medicine as an integrated team of compassionate, multi-disciplinary physicians, scientists and allied health professionals who are focused on the needs of patients from our communities, regions, the nation and the world.
Education Educate physicians, scientists and allied health professionals and be a dependable source of health information for our patients and the public.
Research Conduct basic and clinical research programs to improve patient care and to benefit society.
Mutual Respect Treat everyone in our diverse community with respect and dignity.
Commitment to Quality Continuously improve all processes that support patient care, education and research.
Work Atmosphere Foster teamwork, personal responsibility, integrity, innovation, trust and communication within the context of a physician-led institution.
Societal Commitment Benefit humanity through patient care, education and research. Support the communities in which we live and work. Serve appropriately patients in difficult financial circumstances.
Finances Allocate resources within the context of a system rather than its individual entities. Operate in a manner intended not to create wealth but to provide a financial return sufficient for present and future needs.