Ascension Providence Hospital Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ascension Providence Hospital Department of Biomedical Research is to advance the practice of medicine, improve patient care and promote scholarly activities. Central to this mission are the following:


  • To encourage and support the pursuit of high quality,
    leading-edge medical research
  • To promote the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge
  • To advocate on behalf of patients involved in clinical research
  • To engender a spirit of scholarly activity among students and physicians

The creation of new knowledge that will benefit society is at the heart of our mission. The talent of our staff, physicians, scientists, students and volunteers, and their commitment to these mission values sustain our pursuit of excellence in medical practice, biomedical research and medical education.


Vision Statement

The vision of the Ascension Providence Hospital Department of Biomedical Research is to achieve greater national and international prominence in medical research. This will be achieved through:


  • Increasing the number of scholarly publications and presentations
  • Strengthening our collaborations with the academic community and industry
  • Attracting highly qualified residents and fellows to our programs
  • Increasing the number of sponsored research projects
  • Identifying new and novel sources of external funding
  • Developing a vigorous research program within each medical specialty