JABSOM Shared Values, Vision & Mission


Shared Values

  • Collaboration: Shared accomplishments in the spirit of partnership
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Respect for the entire spectrum of human experience
  • Excellence: Guiding all of our efforts in research, education, and service
  • Innovation and Discovery: The generation, application, and transmission of new knowledge
  • Pono: Integrity, morality, and equity, taking action to eliminate health disparities in the spirit of social justice


  • Maika’i Loa: Attain Lasting Optimal Health for All (ALOHA).


  • JABSOM, as part of the fabric of Hawai‘i, is a diverse learning community
    committed to excellence and leadership in:
  • Educating current and future healthcare professionals and leaders
  • Delivering high-quality healthcare
  • Conducting research and translating discoveries into practice
  • Establishing community partnerships and fostering multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Pursuing alliances unique to Hawaiʻi and the Asia-Pacific region
  • Acting with forethought regarding right relationships, respect, and moral action — Pono.

Strategic Plan Overview

Values, Vision, & Mission

Planning Process & Progress

Annual Progress Reports

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