Mission Statement

The mission of New York Methodist Hospital, a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, is to provide excellent healthcare services in a compassionate and humane manner to the people who live and work in Brooklyn and its surrounding areas.

The Hospital is a non-sectarian, voluntary institution, which includes an acute care general facility and an extensive array of ambulatory and outpatient sites and services. New York Methodist Hospital has an historic relationship with the United Methodist Church.

In serving its community, the Hospital works to achieve these primary objectives:

• To make services accessible to patients and physicians without regard to age, sex, race, creed, national origin or disability;

• To provide patients with an environment that assures the continuous enhancement of patient safety.

• To serve as an educational and research center for the training and continuing education of physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals committed to the Brooklyn community;

• To provide an active ecumenical program of pastoral care and to conduct a clinical pastoral education program;

• To offer an environment that is responsive to new and changing technologies and management principles that will stimulate creative solutions for our patients, physicians and employees;

• To assess periodically the healthcare needs of the community and to respond to these needs with healthcare services, including health education for patients and community residents; and

• To work with members of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and other healthcare institutions, physicians and community groups in jointly pursuing the delivery of quality healthcare services, medical education and clinical research.

Reviewed and Revised by the Board of Trustees, June 2013