Mission: Advancing the cause of health while upholding the ideals and heritage of medicine.
* Enable individuals, families, and communities to take greater responsibility for their health.
* Serve as respected source of medical knowledge for the public and for health professionals in the Philadelphia area.
* Provide health expertise to policy makers.
* Apply the unique resources of the Museum and Library to educate citizens about the heritage of medicine.
* Incite curiosity and action to help shape the future of medicine.