Our mission is to continually improve the health and well-being of the people of Pennsylvania, and beyond.

  • We provide patients with excellent, compassionate, culturally responsive and equitable care.
  • We educate and train healthcare professionals.
  • We advance evidence-based medical innovation through research and discovery.


Our vision is to be Pennsylvania’s most trusted healthcare organization by:

  • Delivering excellent care, combining the most advanced and innovative techniques in medicine with compassionate and culturally responsive service for patients, families and communities.
  • Ensuring the availability of affordable, appropriate and comprehensive localized care by integrating an extensive community-based provider network with our sub-specialized academic-based programs.
  • Cultivating a professionally fulfilling environment for our caregivers, educators, innovators, researchers and staff.
  • Advancing the science of medicine, and disseminating knowledge to the world – as we have done for more than a half-century.