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Mission & Vision Statement

1. Core Values

             Service - commitment to serve others with compassion and respect.        

             Honesty being truthful, trustworthy, loyal, fair, sincere and straightforward.

             Accountability - accept responsibility for our actions and inactions.          

             Patient centeredness - at the heart of everything we do.          

             Excellence - commitment to always do better today than we did yesterday.  

2. Mission                

     To improve the quality of life and health of those we serve through excellence in surgical care, education and research.

3. Vision                

    To provide such compassionate and innovative surgical care, this is where patients demand to receive their care, faculty desire to work and students/residents aspire to learn.

Last modified: Sep 28, 2018


Romano Delcore, MD, MBA, FACS
Professor and Chair 
Department of Surgery
University of Kansas Medical Center
KU Hospital
University of Kansas Hospital