The Dugoni Experience

Core Values

Leading the improvement of health by advancing oral health. This is the vision that guides the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. The institution is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care.

But above all, the dental school is renowned for its humanistic model of education. Accentuating the positive, respecting the individual and empowering its dedicated faculty to provide the best possible learning environment for every dental student are among the school's primary goals.

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has seven core values that characterize the school and define its distinctive identity:

  1. Humanism — dignity, integrity and responsibility
  2. Innovation — willingness to take calculated risk
  3. Leadership — modeling, inspiring and mobilizing
  4. Reflection — using facts and outcomes for continuous improvement
  5. Stewardship — responsible use and management of resources
  6. Collaboration — partnering for the common good
  7. Philanthropy — investing time, talent and assets