Mission, Vision and Values


MedStar Harbor Hospital is committed to always providing a quality, caring experience for our patients, our communities, and those who serve them.

Quality, Caring and Service are the sentinel guideposts for MedStar Harbor, forming the foundation for the hospital's journey from good to great.

Our Patients and Communities are our primary reason for existence. They are at the heart of our mission. Our communities are comprised of our associates, our physicians, other caregivers, and the residents of the areas we serve.


The Trusted Leader in Caring for People and Advancing Health.


One Vision, One SpiritService - We strive to anticipate and meet the needs of our patients, physicians and co-workers.

Patient First - We strive to deliver the best to every patient every day. The patient is the first priority in everything we do.

Integrity - We communicate openly and honestly, build trust and conduct ourselves according to the highest ethical standards.

Respect - We treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work, with the highest professionalism and dignity.

Innovation - We embrace change and work to improve all we do in a fiscally responsible manner.

Teamwork - System effectiveness is built on collective strength and cultural diversity of everyone, working with open communication and mutual respect.