Mission, Vision, Values

Stony Brook Medicine delivers world-class, compassionate care to our patients, advances our understanding of the origins of human health and disease, and educates the healthcare professionals and biomedical investigators of the future, so they can bring the fruits of scientific discovery to our patients.

Stony Brook Medicine will continue to strive for excellence as: 

  • A world-class institution, recognized for outstanding, compassionate patient care, biomedical research, and healthcare education
  • The first choice of patients for their care and the care of their families
  • An academic medical center that attracts educators and students with the desire and ability to provide and receive the highest quality, innovative education
  • One of the top-ranked institutions for scientific research and training.

Integrity – We are honest and ethical in all our interactions.

Compassion – We provide empathic care with attentive listening and affirmation.

Accountability – We hold ourselves accountable to our community, to our organization and to each other for our performance and behaviors.

Respect – We foster an environment of mutual respect and trust, embracing diversity in people and thinking.

Excellence – We set the highest standards for safety, clinical outcomes and service.