The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, in the Jesuit and Mercy tradition, through the integration of scholarly activity, evidence-based teaching,and service, fosters a forward thinking, inclusive learning environment committed to developing competent, socially and ethically sensitive healthcare professionals who are committed to patient care and community wellness.
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry will be a leader in advancing health in a diverse and global society.
The faculty and staff of the School of Dentistry have identified five core values as intrinsic to our academic community. These values are evidenced in our daily activities and guide planning for the future.
Excellence: We value and reward excellence.
Service: We are committed to serving our community, students, colleagues, institution, and the profession of dentistry.
Respect: We promote respect of self and others and value diversity.
Life-long Learning: We value life-long learning and promote development to achieve our potential.
Integrity: We embrace integrity in all our daily activities and consider it essential to our identity.