Our mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality.

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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.

Patient Allison Beaulieu-Cholke is walked through various birthing techniques by Certified Nurse Midwife Cynthia Jacinthe, CNM, MSN, at the University of Chicago Medicine Family Birth Center at Comer Children's Hospital.

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Why Choose UChicago Medicine

We are advancing the forefront of health every day by bringing research to reality and advanced care closer to our patients. Welcome to the forefront.

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