Core Values: Respect and Integrity Well-Being and Sustainability Equity and Justice Innovation and Discovery

Join in with others across the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) to show your dedication to the core values and take the commitment pledge, now available online.

This pledge outlines the core values behaviors. Committing to these behaviors establishes a promise to uphold a set of practices that helps define the culture at UMB.

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The core values are:

Respect and Integrity

We value each other and hold ourselves accountable for acting ethically and transparently using compassion and empathy.

Well-Being and Sustainability

We care about the welfare of our people, planet, communities, and University.

Equity and Justice

We embrace and are committed to diversity, and we value inclusive and just communities. We oppose racism and oppression in all their forms.

Innovation and Discovery

We imagine and explore new and improved ways to accomplish our mission through education, research, clinical care, and service.

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