To Serve Michigan and the World

Sharing a mission of service with the University of Michigan has led us on parallel and intersecting paths of collaboration and innovation, with an ultimate goal of bringing knowledge and wellness to the people of Michigan and the world.

About Us
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Our Mission
To advance health to serve Michigan and the world.
Our Vision
Our discoveries change care. Our care changes lives.

See our Expanded Vision below.

Expanded Vision

WE WILL BE a destination for health care and spread our innovations in clinical excellence, education and discovery around the globe. We will be a national leader in transforming health care through superior safety and quality, and our patient outcomes will be the best in the country.

WE WILL SERVE diverse populations and demonstrate value integrated, equitable and accessible care to optimize patient experience and outcomes.

WE WILL CREATE transformative knowledge that advances science and improves health through a best-in-class research enterprise that facilitates scientific excellence and translates discoveries into practice.

WE WILL LEVERAGE teamwork within Michigan Medicine and throughout the university community, demonstrating the power of collaboration with faculty, staff and learners from a world-class academic institution.

WE WILL LEAD the country in evidence-based education, engaging in bold and innovative practices for the advancement of science and health.

WE WILL DIVERSIFY the next generation of physicians, nurses, health professionals and scientists, believing that diversity is key to individual flourishing, educational excellence and the advancement of knowledge.

THROUGH CONTINUING TO BUILD our statewide network, we will work with our affiliates to provide the highest quality health care and experience in communities beyond southeast Michigan, expanding our mission as a referral site for the most critically ill.  

WE WILL KEEP patients close to home and make it easy to receive our services, whether in person, online or on the phone.

WE WILL BE a place of belonging and inclusion for all and honor the well-being, individuality and dignity of those who work, learn and heal at Michigan Medicine.

WE WILL BE the destination for world-class faculty, staff and learners who will say this is the best place to work, practice, learn and reach their full potential.

Learn about the University of Michigan's collective strategic visioning process, Vision 2034, on the Vision 2034 website.

Partners in Mission
One Michigan. One Michigan Medicine.

Michigan Medicine's focus on health care, research and education is further strengthened by collaboration and integration with the University of Michigan and its various schools colleges, centers and institutes.

University of Michigan
Our Core Values
I will treat everyone with dignity, kindness and respect, promoting the well-being of self and others.
I will promote a culture of creativity, flexibility and curiosity that inspires new ideas and ways of thinking, behaving and improving the world.
I will foster an environment where every individual has a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and the opportunity to achieve and thrive.
I will adhere to the highest ethical standards, demonstrating courage, truth and transparency in my words and actions.
We will work together with a shared purpose rooted in equity and fairness where diversity is celebrated, respected and valued.
Our Care Changes Lives
Patient Care

University of Michigan Health, the branch of Michigan Medicine focusing on patient care, is where we live out the part of our vision that states: "Our care changes lives."

For 2023-24, the University of Michigan’s hospitals were named among the nation’s very best hospitals, including being the only Michigan hospital named to the nation’s Honor Roll of hospitals.

Visit our patient care site
Patient Portal

Connect to the MyUofMHealth patient portal for access to your medical care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Find a Doctor

Search for a U-M Health care provider by name, specialty, condition or location.

Office of Patient Experience

As a leading healthcare provider, we know that patients who have an ideal patient experience also have better outcomes, which result in lower overall costs and improved health.


We are committed to providing outstanding service concerning patient billing and our team is available to assist you with all financial aspects of your care.

Our Discoveries Change Care

From trials of the first safe polio vaccine to the latest breakthrough treatments for neurological diseases, we continue to be at the forefront of pioneering research, where we're able to carry out the part of our vision that states, "Our discoveries change care".

U-M Medical School Office of Research
Aerial of U-M medical complex tinted blue Research Facts & Figures
$720 M
Total Awards
Clinical Trials
NIH Ranking
Advancing Health

Since graduating our first class of six students in 1851, we have become a leader in preparing the physicians and scientists of the future. Our top-ranked medical education is a key way for us to fulfill our mission, "To advance health to serve Michigan and the world."

University of Michigan Medical School

Our programs are built around your journey to become the physician or scientist you want to be.


Our Medical School faculty work daily in our clinics, research laboratories and classrooms to fulfill our tripartite mission.

Facts & Figures

View Michigan Medicine Education and Research statistics for FY 22, at a glance.

Medical School Departments, Centers and Institutes