The YSM Mission Statement

As a preeminent academic medical center that supports the highest quality education, research, and patient care, the Yale School of Medicine will:

  • Educate and inspire scholars and future leaders who will advance the practice of medicine and the biomedical sciences,
  • Advance medical knowledge to sustain and improve health and to alleviate suffering caused by illness and disease, and
  • Provide outstanding care and service for patients in a compassionate and respectful manner.