Our Mission

The mission of Loma Linda University Health is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. We are committed “To make man whole,” in a setting of advancing medical science and providing a stimulating clinical and research environment for the education of physicians, nurses and other health professionals.

Our Vision

Transforming lives through education, healthcare and research.

Our Values


Value Definition: Reflects the love of God with respect, mercy and empathy.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Listens to others with kindness and concern.
  • Consistently treats others with courtesy. 
  • Encourages an environment that is inclusive. 
  • Anticipates and responds to the needs and suffering of others.


Value Definition: Exceeds expectations with effectiveness, reliability and efficiency.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Carefully analyzes and balances all aspects of each decision.
  • Establishes high standards for exceptional Mission-Focused Learning and quality health care.
  • Participates in education and clinical care that is evidence-based.
  • Takes all necessary measures to ensure personal and collective safe practices.


Value Definition: Puts self-importance aside for the greater good of others. 

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Relates to others with selfless caring.
  • Learns from teachable moments.
  • Treats everyone with thoughtfulness and patience. 
  • Lives life with a commitment to service.  


Value Definition: Carries out actions with honesty and trustworthiness.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Builds dependability through honest communication with others.
  • Respects personal and academic freedom.
  • Follows through on commitments.
  • Holds self and others accountable for actions.


Value Definition: Commits to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Considers how one’s actions will affect others and the environment around.
  • Calls out actions that are in conflict with our values.
  • Supports efforts to remove systemic barriers.
  • Protects the dignity and worth of all individuals.
  • Works toward quality healthcare access for all.


Value Definition: Collaborates to achieve a shared purpose.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Recognizes, understands and celebrates the unique strengths of all team members.
  • Shares knowledge and learning opportunities for team growth.
  • Recognizes the contributions of others and affirms their successes.
  • Participates willingly whenever needs arise.


Value Definition: Actively living the Physical, Relational, Intellectual, Spiritual and Mental (PRISM) principles within a loving relationship with God and shown through service to others.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Supports the spiritual value of faith-based education and health care.
  • Demonstrates a positive, peaceful and hopeful attitude.
  • Promotes Christ’s healing ministry through prayer, positive relationships and a healthy lifestyle.  
  • Lives a life that is morally sound and moderate in all things.