The mission of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is to improve the health of the citizens of Nebraska through nationally recognized programs in clinical care, education of health care providers, and research that enhances the understanding, treatment and/or prevention of disease.

Driven by this mission, the department has adopted the following strategic goals:

The University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine is committed to recruiting and supporting residents, fellows, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds that represent the diversity of our patients and community. The Department is additionally committed to ensuring an environment that is inclusive and imbues a sense of belonging for historically excluded people including racial, ethnic and religious minorities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities.