Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission

The mission of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy is to educate, train, and provide life-long learning opportunities for students, pharmacists and scientists, while creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge based on research in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, social and clinical sciences to enhance the quality of life through improved health.

Our Vision

The School of Pharmacy will further enhance its position of international preeminence in pharmaceutical research, education, outreach and practice and house the most creative and dynamic programs that train the next generation of pharmacists, scientists, educators and leaders in an inclusive and welcoming working/learning environment.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Professionalism: We maintain a framework that values and promotes integrity, responsibility and leadership and provides the tools for ethical decision-making in practice and research.
  • Community: We promote an environment of civility, diversity and mutual respect by building a sense of community and caring among faculty, staff, students and trainees, by being a learning organization and by nurturing our human capital.
  • Collaboration: We explore creative partnerships both inside and outside the school and the university to advance education, research and practice, both locally and globally.
  • Innovation: We value innovation and provide resources, infrastructure, and knowledge to promote discovery.
  • Excellence: We strive for excellence in all we do.