Mission Statement

MISSION, VISION AND CORE VALUES STATEMENTS OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE

Approved by Faculty Council July 2019

Mission Statement

The mission of the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is to deliver innovative, world-class oral health education, patient care, research, and service to our community and beyond.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is to define and shape the future of dentistry by preparing tomorrow’s healthcare professionals, innovators, researchers, and educators as leaders of change in a diverse and inclusive society. 

Core Values (WE LEAD)

Welcoming: We foster a humanistic environment of mutual respect and trust with our teaching, learning, and delivery of patient care.
Exceptional Care: We provide the most current evidence-based care to our patients with attentive listening and affirmation. 
Leaders of Innovation: We promote discovery to inform and advance the dental profession 
Ethics and Accountability: We abide by the highest standards in education, research, patient care and service.
Advocacy: We connect and serve the local Long Island community, New York State, the nation and world.
Diversity: We embrace diversity in people and thinking.