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Surgery ~ Mission & Vision

Our Vision

The Tulane Department of Surgery, an innovative and dynamic center of excellence, is a recognized leader in systems-based education, community outreach, patient care and research. The department produces leaders and research that advance surgical services in the Gulf South region, the United States and beyond.

Our Mission

The mission of the Tulane University Department of Surgery is to teach, train and inspire excellence in students, residents, healthcare providers, and patients, with care and respect; to promote innovative, high-quality patient care; engage in cutting-edge research that enhances patient outcomes; and to contribute to the economic health of the University, the Medical Center, city and region.