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Our mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate
manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality.
To accomplish our mission, we call upon the skills and expertise of
all of our medical professionals, who work together in collegiality to
advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community
and further the knowledge of those dedicated to caring.
What are our PRIDE Values?
The PRIDE values outline how we expect members of the University of Chicago Medicine team to behave at work. It is critical that each individual holds him or herself, and their colleagues, accountable to living the PRIDE values so that we may deliver the best experience possible to our patients, their families and visitors.
We hold fast to these five key values:
Participation: A spirit of teamwork and sharing
Respect: A consideration and appreciation for others
Integrity: Honesty in our words and actions
Diversity: Honoring the power of different backgrounds and perspective
Excellence: A commitment to do our best at all times
How Do Our Employees Live Out the PRIDE Values?
The finest, most efficient care is best measured by those who proudly provide it. Each value listed below has a clear, concise definition so that we can all meet those expectations and make a difference every day.
Follows through on commitments, engages with
others, offers new ideas to achieve objectives and
advance the mission of the organization, works collaboratively
with others, demonstrates teamwork and
support of co-workers, takes initiative to act and get
things done, performs at the highest level every day.
Recognizes and appreciates the contributions of
others, demonstrates professional behavior, and
communicates responsibly to build trust in relationships,
shows kindness and compassion to others,
focuses on others and their needs.
Instills trust and confidence in others and acts in a
fair and ethical manner to uphold our tradition and
invest in our future, respects others’ privacy and
maintains confidentiality, demonstrates commitment
to the organization, takes pride in own work and the
work of peers, supports the community
Supports an inclusive environment and embraces
different backgrounds, perspectives, and customs,
develops self-awareness to understand own worldview
and addresses own assumptions and biases,
understands the worldview of others and develops
skills to meet others’ cultural needs.
Creates ideal experiences and raises standards
through personal development, investing in others
and continuous improvement to achieve exceptional
outcomes, identifies opportunities to make improvements,
sets and follows high standards of service
and care, participates in performance improvement
activities, reduces non-value- add activities.
UChicago Medicine is committed to improving health and wellness in the communities where our neighbors live, work, learn and play. Through valued partnerships, UChicago Medicine leverages the strengths and talents of existing community relationships to address chronic conditions and other complex health needs on Chicago's historic South Side and in our Southland region.
At UChicago Medicine, providing highly effective, safe patient care is central to everything we do. Here, teams of experts work together to ensure we follow the highest standards for quality care — from preventing infections and continuously improving surgical care to achieving high success rates and patient volumes for even the most complex procedures.
UChicago Medicine is home to physicians who are pioneers in their fields, bringing research to reality and making the extraordinary possible. From breakthroughs in immunotherapy to game-changing orthopaedics, we bring you the most advanced health care treatments.