Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

Wake Forest Baptist Health'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.

Vision

Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent learning health system that promotes better health for all through collaboration, excellence and innovation.

Values

Excellence
Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness

Compassion
Responsive 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


Patient and Family Promise

We promise to:
  • Keep you safe.
  • Care for you.
  • Involve you and your family.
  • Respect you and your time.