To foster wonder and curiosity about health, medical science and the human body.
Accountability: We will use quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate our performance, make decisions and identify areas in need of improvement.
Diversity: The environment for our guests and employees will respect and celebrate the diversity of culture and opinions.
Entrepreneurial Thinking: We will think outside of the box to uncover opportunities for growth and best practice operations. We will encourage entrepreneurial thinking at all levels of the organization.
Excellence: We aspire to excellence in the quality of our work, careful stewardship of the investments made by our stakeholders and the daily interpretations of our mission and vision.
Focus: We will stay focused on implementing the strategic plan. New opportunities will be evaluated using the strategic plan and our agreed upon priorities as guideposts.
Fun: We will create a culture and atmosphere of fun in our work. Milestones will be celebrated, humor will be encouraged - it's highly contagious and good for your health!
Guest Satisfaction: We will organize our priorities around creating the best possible guest experience, with a new emphasis on planting seeds for repeat visits.
Learning: Our sense of wonder, imagination and creativity is one of our most important assets. We will work to inspire a culture of learning and growth among our employees, guests and stakeholders.
Ownership: We will serve the Museum and its guests with pride and respect, as if we were the Museum's owners.
Teamwork: We will work collaboratively with less emphasis on individual or department performance, more emphasis on the team's overall performance. The Museum's goals will be linked to the goals of each director, manager and employee to insure alignment.
Trust: Communication is open and transparent among employees, management, the Board and other stakeholders.