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Our Mission, Vision, Values and Goals

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Our Mission

To foster an environment of academic and scholarly excellence that develops nurse leaders who will improve the health and wellness of local, national and global communities.

Our Vision

We will advance the reputation of UB's School of Nursing by achieving a collaborative academic culture that impacts global and local needs for research, scholarship and educational excellence.

Our UB School of Nursing core values are inherent and critical to the achievement of our mission and vision.

UB School of Nursing Values: I-CARE

  • Integrity - Honesty in all we do.
  • Collaboration - We value intra-professional, interprofessional and community collaboration to advance learning, discovery and practice.
  • Accountability - We hold ourselves responsible for behaviors, actions and results.
  • Respect - For diverse backgrounds and opinions in an inclusive and compassionate manner.
  • Excellence - In innovative approaches to teaching, scholarship and service.

Our UB School of Nursing core values are inherent and critical to the achievement of our mission and vision.

Strategic Goals

  • To position the University at Buffalo School of Nursing to attain global recognition in research and scholarship from discovery to translation that results in impact for healthcare delivery, outcomes and equity.
  • To create a culture of inclusion, respect and collaboration for all faculty, staff and students to thrive and actualize their talents.
  • To deliver nationally recognized nursing education programs that provide access to diverse populations, global opportunities, and prepare our graduates to lead in research, education, practice and service.
  • To enhance and expand partnerships and collaborative initiatives within the SON, throughout UB, with our alumni and with community partners.
  • To improve financial stability and sustainability.
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