Mission:

Our mission is to develop pharmacists, educators and scientists whose leadership, dedication and innovation improve the health of our local and global communities.

Vision:

To prepare tomorrow’s leaders through innovative teaching, research and clinical practices that translate scientific discoveries into new treatments and models of care to improve both health and quality of life.
 

Values:

  1. Excellence: continuously striving for the highest quality of performance and outcome.

Behaviors:

  • Strive to do our best
  • Commit to high quality
  • Encourage an environment that learns from mistakes and fosters imagination and innovation
  • Take initiative
  • Self-motivate

  1. Integrity steadfast adherence to moral and ethical principles.

Behaviors:

  • Behave ethically, honestly and fairly
  • Do the right thing
  • Set a good example; be a role model

  1. Accountability: being held responsible for one’s actions.

Behaviors:

  • Admit mistakes
  • Recognize and accept the consequences of one’s actions
  • Accept personal responsibility for actions, activities and work
  • Honor commitments
  • Manage resources in a responsible, transparent manner

  1. Collaboration: work in teams to achieve excellence in education, research/scholarship, patient care and service.

Behaviors:

  • Pursue opportunities to collaborate within the College and inter-professionally
  • Be a team player
  • Place interests of the team above your own interests
  • Learn with and from each other
  • Work as engaged partners within the university and the profession

  1. Continuous Learning: strive to acquire knowledge or skills by study, instruction or experience.

Behaviors:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Provide avenues for group/team learning
  • Encourage and create an atmosphere of learning
  • Strive to be an effective learning organization that acquires, creates and transfers knowledge
  • Facilitate the learning of faculty and staff in order to continuously improve the organization
  • Maintain competence and enhance skills in areas of expertise

  1. Diversity in People and Thinking: embracing inclusiveness, access and equity for all; recognizing and appreciating the totality of the many ways individuals are similar and different in an atmosphere that promotes and celebrates individual and collective achievements.

Behaviors:

  • Respect different opinions, experiences, backgrounds and perspectives
  • Acknowledge and appreciate our differences
  • Encourage different approaches to problem-solving

  1. Compassion: feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others.

Behaviors:

  • Treat everyone with respect, dignity, open-mindedness, esteem and caring
  • Selflessly serve others
  • Be sensitive to the needs of others