School of Health Professions

Mission:
The School of Health Professions, driven by academic excellence, prepares leaders who are focused on service, equity and the health and well-being of a diverse society.

Vision:
The D’Youville School of Health Professions will be recognized as a national leader, delivering innovative, inclusive, collaborative health education that fosters service and promotes scholarly inquiry. The School will build healthy communities by focusing on the care of the whole person, with attention to cultural diversity and health disparities.

Core Values:

Academic excellence achieved through integration of evidence-based practices in teaching, scholarship, and professional practice.

Community engagement demonstrated by our active advocacy, community partnerships, volunteerism, and service regionally and globally.​

Social justice exemplified by our shared commitment to cultural humility, inclusivity, and accessibility.

The academic programs within the School of Health Professions are recognized for outstanding academic programs and innovative research. Students enrolled in D’Youville’s health professions programs experience immersive internships and clinical placements that foster reciprocal and mutually beneficial relationships with the University’s community partners. These engagements provide students with authentic learning opportunities to acquire and practice skills essential to their disciplines and reflect on their experiences, while advancing partner and community health and wellness goals. For information on D'Youville's community engagement initiatives and opportunities, click here