University Mission Statement

 

CHSU Strategic Plan

CHSU Mission

We exist to improve the health care outcomes of people living in the Central Valley by:

1.Inspiring diverse students from our region to commit to health care careers that serve our region;
2.Developing compassionate, highly trained, intellectually curious, adaptive  leaders capable of meeting the health care needs of the future through a  performance-based education;
3.Empowering people to teach, serve, research, innovate, and practice Empowering people to teach, serve, research, innovate, and practice  collaboratively in areas of skill and expertise.
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CHSU Vision

To be the health sciences educator of choice in Central California.

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CHSU Values

Integrity: We keep promises and fulfill just expectations.  By aligning our beliefs, thoughts and actions, we adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards in education, research and healthcare.

Excellence: We strive to achieve the highest quality in all that we do by using evidence-based methods, teamwork, critical reasoning, and continuous reflection on performance.

Collaboration: We strive to contribute positively to each other, our students, patients, university and community, through a culture of trust, respect, transparent communication, cooperation, cheerfulness, gratitude, and shared victories.

Diversity: We respect, embrace and harness the strengths of the many cultural backgrounds, languages, experiences and viewpoints of our students, faculty, staff and the community which we serve.

Innovation: We offer opportunity and resources to explore and pursue courageous innovation that matters for our students, faculty, staff, patients, and community.

Stewardship: We conscientiously utilize our resources – human, material and financial – in a highly efficient, effective, forward-looking and sustainable manner.

Growth: We value and invest in an assessment-driven culture that prioritizes growth and self-development.  We strive to realize the potential of every student, faculty, staff, and community member through our individual and collective learning opportunities, decisions, policies and priorities.