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The mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care.

Diverse and inclusive, Johns Hopkins Medicine educates medical students, scientists, health care professionals and the public; conducts biomedical research; and provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness.


Johns Hopkins Medicine provides a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters intellectual discovery, creates and transmits innovative knowledge, improves human health, and provides medical leadership to the world.

Core Values

  • Excellence and Discovery
  • Leadership and Integrity
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Respect and Collegiality

Diversity & Inclusion Stories

The Journey of Jacob Puka

"The Journey of Jacob Puka"

A student training to be a nuclear medicine technologist was once one of the Lost Boys of Sudan

David Nichols, MD

“If we don’t offer the same attractive, diverse environment, we’re not going to get the talent.  It’s that simple.”

-David Nichols, MD
Vice Dean for Education


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