Mission, Vision and Values

Mission—Why we’re here:

  • To educate, mentor and inspire the next generation of humanistic emergency physicians to excel in any clinical setting and prepare them as leaders in Emergency Medicine.

Vision—Where we’re headed:

  • Our goal is to be a world-class residency program, which educates
    outstanding emergency physicians and helps define the future practice of emergency medicine through innovative education, research, advocacy and quality improvement.

Values—How we act:

  • Provide a positive team atmosphere where students, residents, fellows, faculty and residency administrative personnel can work, learn, educate and deliver state of the art care in a healthy work environment.
  • Meet or exceed all ACGME standards while prioritizing a resident centered education to service balance.
  • Remain a dynamic residency through transparent feedback mechanisms and forward strategic planning.
  • Recruit motivated, humanistic applicants with strong interpersonal skills who will be engaged contributors to the Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine Department, HealthPartners Institute, University of Minnesota Medical School and our community.
  • Advise and mentor residents to help them achieve their ideal jobs and fellowships through individualized residency pathways and promote lifelong learning.
  • Promote resident involvement in operations, administration, technology, advocacy, ethics and quality as part of our EM curriculum.
  • Focus on resident wellness and the importance of a healthy work-life continuum.
  • Provide a comprehensive residency curriculum to prepare residents to successfully pass ABEM examinations and independently practice EM in any setting.
  • Offer innovative conferences in a positive learning environment using small groups, simulation and adult learning theories.
  • Have collaborative relationships with our hospital and community educational partners with emphasis on EM focused educational goals and objectives.
  • Be humble, respectful, active members of the national EM residency network thru involvement in CORD, SAEM, AAEM and ACEP
  • Aim to improve the health of our population, the patient experience and the affordability of patient centered care.

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