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 pushes the boundaries of discovery, transforms health care, advances medical education and creates hope for humanity.
Our Core Values
Excellence & Discovery
Be the best. Commit to exceptional quality and service by encouraging curiosity, seeking information and creating innovative solutions.
Leadership & Integrity
Be a role model. Inspire others to achieve their best and have the courage to do the right thing.
Diversity & Inclusion
Be Open. Embrace and value different backgrounds, opinions and experiences.
Respect & Collegiality
Be kind. Listen to understand and embrace others’ unique skills and knowledge.
What We Do to Achieve Our MissionOur Strategic Plan
Innovation 2023 is John Hopkins Medicine's strategic plan to continue our legacy of innovation and excellence in patient care, research and education through the 2023 fiscal year.
Shared Values Across All Institutions
Values That Withstood the Test of Time
Nearly a century and a half ago, our founder, Mr. Johns Hopkins, wrote a letter in which he established his vision for and values of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Those values – respect, dignity, integrity, inclusion, excellence, and diversity – still ring true today. They continue to provide us with inspiration and direction.