Mission, Vision and Core Values

Mission

To develop outstanding leaders in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences using contemporary medication management and innovative research in order to transform human health locally and globally.

Vision

To be recognized nationally as a leader and innovator in pharmacy education and research. Our pharmacy graduates will employ quality, evidence-based, patient-centered pharmaceutical care and will be practice-ready and team-ready. They will provide care to diverse groups of patients, especially those who are under-served or living in rural communities. Our research graduates will be renowned for their contributions to translational, clinical and outcomes research sciences.

Core values

  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Discovery
  • Educational excellence
  • Leadership
  • Diversity
  • Professionalism

Strategic Plan, 2019-2024

The Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will be unique among schools of pharmacy for its integration of research activities throughout the PharmD curriculum, its focus on rural health and its approach to geratric care. Our students will study key emerging areas of drug development, patient monitoring and health outcomes. We plan to address the needs of the regional community through research and co-curricular activities.

Goals

The goals of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have been derived from the mission and vision of the institution in harmony with its core values. Further, these goals have been mapped to the broader goals of Binghamton University.

School goals, School core values and Binghamton University goals

The following list outlines our school goals — the main bullets — followed by our School of Pharmacy goals in bold, and Binghamton University goals in italic.

  • Recruit and educate qualified and motivated students who will excel in the PharmD and other doctoral programs.
    • Educational Excellence
    • Creative Activities
  • Develop students as leaders and advocates by providing contemporary training, challenging service opportunities and a wide variety of co-curricular experiences.
    • Leadership
    • Integrity
    • Professionalism
    • Engagement
  • Encourage students to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness and to practice in underserved and rural communities.
    • Diversity
    • Professionalism
    • Inclusive Campus Engagement
  • Provide a comprehensive, innovative, integrated curriculum within an active-learning environment that successfully prepares students for licensure and engages in contemporary models of pharmaceutical care.
    • Interprofessional Collaboration
    • Learning Community
  • Foster students’ appreciation for lifelong learning through self-directed learning opportunities.
    • Educational Excellence
    • Learning Community
  • Cultivate commitment for continued professional growth by promulgating a diversity of post-graduate training and educational options (e.g., residencies, fellowships, certifications and continuing education (CE) programs).
    • Educational Excellence
    • Professionalism
    • Creative Activities
    • Learning Community
  • Recruit and retain exceptional faculty who are demonstrated leaders in their disciplines, based upon their research and scholarship.
    • Discovery
    • Innovation
    • Creative Activities
    • Strategic Investments
  • Provide mentorship and opportunities for professional development in order to foster faculty development, facilitate faculty retention and nurture a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and service.
    • Leadership
    • Learning Community
    • Strategic Investments
  • Create a contemporary culture of IPE through multiple, substantive interactions between Binghamton University health profession programs and SUNY Upstate Medical program, as well as IPE experiential placements.
    • Interprofessional Collaboration
    • Creative Activities
    • Learning Community
    • Engagement
  • Establish and maintain a culture of assessment based on consistent and comprehensive data and regular feedback for quality improvement.
    • Educational Excellence
    • Creative Activities

Read about the strategic priorities for the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, as well as the key metrics to monitor progress and the targets for each initiative elsewhere on this website