Nursing Vision and Mission


UMMC's nursing vision

The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s nursing vision is as follows: That UMMC will be nationally recognized for a nursing culture committed to excellence in professional practice, relationship-based care and quality outcomes.

Nursing also shares UMMC’s mission and vision. 

UMMC mission 

The Medical Center's missions are to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow's health care professionals, by conducting health sciences research and by providing cutting-edge patient care.

UMMC vision

The vision of the University of Mississippi Medical Center is to be a great academic health sciences center dedicated to improviing lives. Goals include:

  • Exhibiting steadfast dedication to achieving the highest standards of performance in all our missions, education, research and health care;
  • Educating outstanding health care professionals;
  • Being a leading health sciences research center that improves human health through discovery, leadership and innovations;
  • Being the preferred hospitals and clinicians in the Southeast and recognized nationally;
  • Being the employer of choice, committed to recruiting and retaining high-performing individuals;
  • Embracing diversity in all of our missions;
  • Finding solutions to the challenges of health disparities in Mississippi and the nation;
  • Promoting the value of professionalism and lifelong learning in all employees, faculty and students;
  • Enhancing the economic development of the state.