Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine


Leading Medicine is Houston Methodist’s commitment to the community and the world. It shapes our actions our values and drives the noble mission of meeting the health care needs of the community. It requires us to advance medical education by shaping future health care professionals. Patient care is the most critical component. We uphold a sacred pledge to the patients who come from nearby or the other side of the world seeking medical care of the highest quality.

At Houston Methodist, we pride ourselves on the expertise that has helped us build a thriving, successful business model—but never at the expense of the quality of our patient care.

Our Mission

Our mission is to set a global standard of excellence in patient-centered care, education and training, clinical collaboration, and advisory services.

Our Vision

Our vision is to improve the health of the global community through our sharing of innovative, personalized patient care, health care expertise, and clinical service excellence, serving as a model today and for years to come.

Our Values

We work every day to ensure our ICARE values are infused into all that we do.

  • Integrity:

We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.

  • Compassion:

We embrace the whole person and respond to emotional, ethical, and spiritual concerns as well as physical needs.

  • Accountability:

We hold ourselves accountable for our actions.

  • Respect:

We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.

  • Excellence:

We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

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