Our Strategic Foundation
The foundation of our brand is our Mission, Vision and Values, as well as our Patient Promise and our Strategic Plan. These guide all of our decisions and behaviors as an organization and as individuals. All communications about the Medical Center should be in alignment with, and supportive of, this foundation.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:
- Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
- Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
- Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destinations.
Our Patient Promise
We will keep you safe, care for you, involve you and your family, and respect you and your time.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a preeminent, internationally recognized academic medical center of the highest quality with balanced excellence in patient care, research and education.
Excellence – Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness
Compassion – Respond to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all
Service – Cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good
Integrity – Demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability
Diversity – Honor individuality and protect the dignity of all
Collegiality – Foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration
Innovation – Promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge
Our Strategic Plan
Our Strategic Plan, “A Roadmap to Excellence,’’ lays out our goals and strategies to achieve the institutional excellence we envision. The key themes in this plan require us to:
- Create a great patient experience, starting with a customer-service focus, and continuing through safe, high quality, patient- and family-centered care.
- Advance our stature as a preeminent academic medical center.
- Advance education and training by recruiting and retaining exceptional faculty, creating centers of excellence, and emphasizing innovation and entrepreneurship that help lead to the cures of tomorrow.
- Strengthen our organization alignment and ensure the institution’s financial health.
A mission to care. A mission to cure.
Our tagline is born from the dual nature of our status as a preeminent academic medical center–to provide outstanding care, while pursuing the cures of tomorrow through research and educating the next generation of physicians and scientists.
The tagline is an approved wording and may be used in this form on advertising and marketing materials.
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