Vision, Mission, Values, Focus
The Vision of the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences is to develop professionals, through student-centered experiences, who are recognized leaders, innovators and advocates in all areas of pharmacy practice and research.
The Mission of the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences is to educate and mentor students who advance the profession of pharmacy and pharmaceutical research to improve the health outcomes of patients and their communities.
The Values that guide the school are an appreciation for ethical and spiritual ideals and a sense of personal, professional and social responsibility.
Attain the highest levels of academic and professional integrity.
Give respect to each other and to those we serve.
Promote diversity in our faculty, staff and students to understand the needs of diverse populations.
Foster collaboration among disciplines in pharmacy and among the health professions.
Beyond the values that guide the school, a number of focus areas help us maintain continuity within the varying educational experiences we provide students.
Create an environment for discovery that will improve patient health outcomes.
Provide opportunities for innovation in reaching the competencies of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical research.
Develop and strengthen relationships with the community in order to advance the teaching, research and service activities of the School.
Cultivate professional attitudes among student pharmacists, faculty, staff and alumni.
Provide leadership opportunities for students who will act as agents of change in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical research.