At University of New Mexico Hospitals, excellence is the basis of our every action. It’s evident in the accreditations, recognition, and honors that reflect our continued commitment to quality, and in our leadership as the only academic medical center in the state. More importantly, it’s visible in the care each member of our organization provides to our patients.
Our patient care mission encompasses serving as an accessible, high quality, safety focused, comprehensive care provider for all the people of Bernalillo County, and providing specialized services for people across the State.
Our education mission focuses on creating a patient care environment which is supportive of the educational programs of the UNMHSC health professional schools.
Our research mission focuses on the application of new biomedical knowledge, translated to innovative patient care programs and models of health care delivery, leading to health status improvement for New Mexico.
UNMH will be the leader in improving New Mexico's health outcomes through both our academic specialty programs and our community responsive, culturally competent, patient care, education, and clinical research programs.
We aspire to be one of the nation's leading university hospitals which captures the synergy in being both an excellent academic institution and an innovative, community oriented public teaching hospital. UNMH will set the standard for excellence in quality and patient safety in public teaching hospitals.
Our core values emphasize:
- a culture of shared expectations regarding integrity, accountability and decisiveness in commitment to excellence;
- compassion and respect in our interaction with students, patients and colleagues;
- diversity in people and thinking;
- effective utilization of our resources;
- advancement of our institutional mission while supporting professional and personal growth.