Mission & Vision

Our Mission:

  • Physicians prepared to serve the rural and urban medical needs of Nebraska.
  • High-quality student, resident, fellowship, continuing medical, and public education.
  • Health care services and consultation.
  • Scholarly methods to advance medical science and health care delivery.
  • Community, state, regional, and national leadership and consultation in family medicine and health care.

Our Vision:

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's Department of Family Medicine will be recognized as one of the leading Departments of Family Medicine in the country.

To realize this vision, we will develop a balanced program based on the following goals:

  • Provide leadership in quality, cost-effective patient care.
  • Raise the bar on expectations of the research division and department faculty.
  • Continue ongoing development of innovative educational programs.
  • Instill a department-wide commitment to community service and outreach; integrate family medicine's presence in Nebraska communities.
  • Become a national leader in the education of rural health care professionals.
  • Build the pool of leaders and visionaries in the department.
  • Become technologically adroit.
  • Create in Omaha a national model for tomorrow's academic family medicine center.