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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is dedicated to leading the fight against cancer, individually focusing on each patient and creating an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world. As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between its physicians and scientists is one of its unique strengths, enabling it to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future.
Nurse Heroes seeks to provide every nurse with the resources and opportunities they need and create a future without a shortage of nurses. As an accelerating shortage of nurses around the world exists, if nothing changes within three years we will have about 1 million fewer nurses than we require in the United States and a shortage of 2 million nurses in Europe. It is a similar trend globally. The organization is committed to informing and inspiring the world to help create a future without a shortage of nurses and nurse practitioners, celebrating nurses through the arts with celebrity concert series, monthly art contests, and nurse choir performances.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital seeks to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of their founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay. St. Jude’s strives to be the world leader in advancing the treatment and prevention of catastrophic diseases in children, by providing outstanding patient care; conducting basic, translational and clinical research designed to elucidate biological mechanisms, understand disease pathogenesis, improve diagnosis, enhance treatment outcome, prevent diseases and minimize adverse consequences of treatment; and by educating health care and scientific research professionals. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago.
Founded in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is committed to providing expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer, while advancing the understanding, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, the Institute also provides training for new generations of physicians and scientists, designs programs that promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations and disseminates innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries in Boston, across the United States and throughout the world.
Mount Sinai is committed to the advancement of the art and science through clinical excellence the central mission consists of high-quality patient care and teaching conducted in an atmosphere of social concern and scholarly inquiry into nature, causation, prevention and treatment of human disease. Mount Sinai values safety, equity, agility, creativity, empathy, and teamwork. Our commitment to these values have led several hospitals within our system to receiving the Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a prestigious award that represents a gold standard in nursing care. At Mount Sinai: We Find A Way.
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
It is the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children to: -Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and certain other special health care needs within a compassionate, family centered and collaborative care environment -Provide for the education of physicians and other health care professionals -Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. This mission is carried out without cost to the patient or family, and without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect.
We create hope and build healthier futures. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a nonprofit organization that depends on your generous donations to heal children in an environment that lets them thrive. Each year, more than 107,000 sick children come to the hospital for care. Support from the community helps pay for the breakthrough therapies and treatments that save young lives each year. As a leading academic children’s hospital, we fulfill our mission by: Caring for children, adolescents, young adults, families and each other, advancing knowledge, preparing future generations, and building our financial strength.
The MINDS Foundation is dedicated to creating a world in which anyone and everyone has access to high-quality, cost-effective mental health services. By taking a human-centered design approach to mental health, MINDS has increased mental health literacy whilst decreasing social stigma throughout India and the United States. A unique community mental health worker model empowers local leaders to sustain all efforts and create long-term societal shifts in addition to a consistent link to clinical services. Named a top mental health organization by Vogue India. Honoured by One Young World, EchoingGreen, MassChallenge, Dell Social Innovation Challenge, and StartingBloc. Featured in YourStory, The Better India, The Hindu, The Boston Globe, Feminism in India, Indian Express, The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, The Citizen, and The Times of India.
Our mission is a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair. We draw on the resources of the world's leading medical and academic institutions and on the lived experience of the world's poorest and sickest communities. At its root, our mission is both medical and moral. It is based on solidarity, rather than charity alone. When our patients are ill and have no access to care, our team of health professionals, scholars, and activists will do whatever it takes to make them well- just as we would do if a member of our own families, or we ourselves, were ill.
The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases, guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy and supported by a national foundation of humanitarian philanthropy. City of Hope is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses. Our mission is to transform the future of health care by turning science into a practical benefit, hope into reality. We accomplish this by providing outstanding care, conducting innovative research and offering vital education programs focused on eliminating these diseases. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Our role as leaders in patient care, basic and clinical research, and the translation of science into tangible benefit is widely acknowledged. Our community includes research associates, scientists, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, graduate students, fundraising specialists, marketing professionals, volunteers and an extensive support staff. We are united by our desire to find cures, save lives and transform the future of health. Every discovery we make and every new treatment we create gives people the chance to live longer, better and more fully. City of Hope continues to be a pioneer of patient centered care and remains committed to its tradition of exceptional care for patients, families and communities. Each day, we live out our credo: "There is no profit in curing the body, if, in the process, we destroy the soul."