University of Pennsylvania Health System

Core Values of Penn Medicine

Penn Medicine's core values are:

  • Excellence
    We will strive for excellence through creativity and innovation.
  • Integrity
    We will be truthful, equitable and committed to intellectual honesty.
  • Diversity
    We will foster intellectual, racial, social and cultural diversity.
  • Professionalism
    We will achieve the highest standards of professionalism through ethical behavior, collaboration, self-education and respect for all members of Penn Medicine.
  • Individual Opportunity
    We support equal opportunity and individual creativity and innovation.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
    We will support each other and promote collaboration with our colleagues and thoughtful stewardship of University and Penn Medicine resources.
  • Tradition
    We will learn from our history, take responsibility for the future and promote the unique nature of the Penn environment.