Our Mission Statement
RUMC is dedicated to fostering healthy communities. We provide high-quality, compassionate patient care and comprehensive community services. As a premier academic medical center, we are devoted to educating health care professionals, patients, families, employees and the communities we serve. Welcoming all patients, the hospital is uniquely committed to servicing the special health care needs of our community, whose religious and cultural traditions help to guide the provision of our services.
The values of the medical center are summarized in the acronym WE CARE:
Welcoming Energized Compassion Advocacy Respect Excellence
W We are welcoming and gracious toward each other, and toward all who come to receive our services.
E Personnel are energized for quality, creativity, commitment and teamwork.
C Compassion is the way we share deep concern and care toward each person.
A Advocacy is our activity that promotes the rights and responsibilities of patients, families and staff, in the hospital setting and in the community.
R We show respect by recognizing the basic dignity of every person in all our interactions and in the formulation of policies and procedures.
E Excellence is our way of demonstrating that we can always be more and always be better.
- To establish a regional identity as Richmond University Medical Center and a regionwide reputation for excellence in providing the highest standards of medical care to the community
- To develop a culture of pride in the history of the institution, the current activities and its initiatives for future growth and expansion
- To be recognized as the provider of choice