Mission, Vision, Values and Goals

Mission, Vision, Values and Goals

Mission Statement

The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is an academic and clinical department at the University of Louisville and KentuckyOne Health comprised of professional physicians, nurses and scientists, whose mission is to provide the best in clinical care, education and discovery, in a collegial, academic environment.

Vision Statement

The Department is to be a recognized authority in the evaluation and treatment of patients requiring perioperative medical care, including General Anesthesia, Trauma Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Regional anesthesia, Neuroanesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, which provides superior education for residents and fellows in the medical discipline and practice of Anesthesiology and its related specialties


  • Ethical practice standards
  • Patient-centered care
  • Mutual respect of  patients, doctors, residents, nurses, and employees
  • Integrity in research and clinical investigations


  • Provide compassionate, ethical patient care
  • Advance the teaching mission of the University of Louisville and KentuckyOne Health
  • Guide the development of competent caring physicians in the specialty of anesthesiology and related disciplines
  • Facilitate collaboration within the University, Hospital and Community
  • Promote clinical, educational and business missions of the University and Hospital
  • Promote the advancement of the medical discipline of Anesthesiology and its subspecialties