Mission, Vision & Values

Mission: Who we are

Bassett Medical Center is an academic medical center that exists to advance the health care of rural populations through:

  • Providing excellence in the continuum of care
  • Educating physicians and other health care professionals
  • Pursuing health research

Vision: Where we're going

  • A clinical academic campus for graduate, undergraduate and allied health professionals
  • Attain financial success in order to ensure achievement of our mission
  • The preferred employer in the region and a national leader in physician recruitment
  • Trusted by patients for safety, quality, prevention and community health
  • Known as patient and family-centered through accessibility and personal, individualized, evidence-based care
  • Nationally recognized for a sophisticated, integrated rural health care network
  • Nationally recognized for community health research in a rural environment
  • A culture that engages employees fosters innovation and sustains program implementation

Values: What we believe in

  • Relationships
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Service
  • Learning
  • Integration