UW Health Mission, Vision and Values

UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with 1,400 physicians and 16,500 staff at six hospitals and 80 outpatient sites. UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill their patient care, research, education and community service missions.


UW Health Mission


Advancing health without compromise through:

  • Service
  • Scholarship
  • Science
  • Social Responsibility

UW Health Vision


Remarkable Healthcare


UW Health Values 


UW Health is guided in the pursuit of its mission and vision by a set of core values:

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Diversity