DMC Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is a premier healthcare resource in Southeast Michigan and among the finest health care centers in the United States through excellence in the provision of clinical care enhanced by education and research. In all clinical endeavors quality of care is paramount. In addition, the DMC believes that access to quality health care is the right of every human being. DMC, along with local, state and federal government, supports a unique Public Mission to the residents of the communities we serve to assure that this right is preserved.

Our Vision

The Detroit Medical Center will be known for:
  • Quality, cost-effective care
  • Accessible, responsive, and personalized service
  • Innovation and academic stature
  • Mutually beneficial relationships with medical staff
  • Management leadership and a positive work environment
  • Community service and stewardship
  • Fiscal control, responsibility and efficiency

Our Values

  • Community Welfare
  • Quality
  • Respect and Involvement
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Innovation and Education
  • Efficient and Effective Resource Use