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Vision, Mission and Aims

Deaconess Family Medicine Residency

Vision Statement:
It is the vision of DFMR to be the premier family medicine program in producing servant leader physicians.

Mission Statement:
It is the mission of DFMR to develop competent and compassionate physicians through excellence and innovation in medical education, clinical practice, scholarship and community service.

Program Aims:
  • To promote life-long learning and wellness through a curriculum that is innovative, flexible and sensitive to the needs of residents, students and the community.
  • To train family physicians to consistently deliver quality patient care that is comprehensive, evidence-based, and cost conscious.
  • To provide patient-centered care within the context of the family system that is coordinated, accessible and personalized.
  • To encourage scholarship with a focus on quality improvement while being critical consumers of research.
  • To advance the health and well-being of our Tri-State community with a compassionate and caring spirit.
  • To cultivate an environment promoting care for underserved populations with emphasis on health equity and social determinants of health.
  • To develop physician leadership skills in order to advocate for our patients, community and profession.
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