OSMA GUIDING STATEMENTS

Below are the guiding statements for the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA).

Mission Statement

Revised and approved by the OSMA Council - September 2013

“The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) is dedicated to empowering physicians, residents and medical students to advocate on behalf of their patients and profession.”

Vision Statement

Revised and approved by the OSMA Council – September 2013

“Bringing physicians together for a healthier Ohio”

VALUES STATEMENT

Revised and approved by the OSMA Council - September 2013

The OSMA values:

  • The sanctity of the physician-patient relationship
  • The role of physicians as the leader of the health care team
  • Innovation that transforms health care delivery and improves the health of patients and the patient experience
  • Access to high-quality, affordable health care
  • The role of patients in improving their health
  • The future generation of physician – medical students, residents and fellows

Strategic Priorities

Revised and approved by the OSMA Council - September 2013

  • Empowering physicians to engage and educate patients on improving their health and the health of Ohio
  • Leading physicians into the future through support in optimal practice models and in their role as the leader of the new health care systems
  • Supporting the future of medicine by engaging medical students and residents and collaborating with other medical and health care organizations