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This is the site of Upstate's archived strategic plans, and information here may not reflect our current strategic plan. To view the current strategic plan, visit the Strategic Planning site.

Mission & Values

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Upstate Medical University MISSION

The mission of SUNY Upstate Medical University is to improve the health of the communities we serve through education, biomedical research and patient care.


Upstate Medical University VISION

United in expertise, compassion and hope to create a healthier world for all.


Upstate Medical University VALUES

We are Upstate. We drive innovation and discovery. We respect people. We serve our community. We value integrity.

University Hospital Vision

  • University Hospital will provide comprehensive, seamless and innovative patient and family centered health care to improve the health status of the communities we serve.
  • University Hospital will be the preferred area employer by offering an environment where employees and volunteers are personally and professionally valued, recognized and supported.
  • University Hospital will be a clinical center of educational and research excellence by continuously evaluating and adopting innovative practices in technology and health care.


Upstate's Diversity Commitment

Consistent with our mission and values, Upstate strives to attract and cultivate diverse and culturally sensitive faculty, staff and students.

Upstate's Commitment to Diversity

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