Philosophyand OutcomesGoalsValues The Faculty and Staff of the Division of Health Services Administration believe that the health services industry provides a critical component of the overall health and well being of the individual, the community and the larger society. We believe that each and every member of the health services team can make a positive difference in the lives of patients, the health of the community and the broad direction of health services delivery in the larger society. Further, we believe that successful leadership and professional service in the health care industry require: Thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills of the student’s specified discipline; Collaborative appreciation of the roles and functions of the entire health care team; Awareness and understanding of the many and complex facets of individual and community health, the evolving health care delivery system, and the social, political, economic, legal, cultural and ethical factors influencing the delivery of health services; Effective technical, administrative and interpersonal skills and abilities along with the ability to apply them flexibly in a rapidly changing environment. This Division seeks to create a learning environment that incorporates a broad awareness of the health care system with a solid balance of professional skills and knowledge in order to prepare students to seek and achieve excellence and leadership in a variety of settings and roles within the health care industry. Furthermore, each program seeks to create a learning environment that respects the unique abilities, perspectives and needs of the individual student. Strong emphasis is placed on critical thinking, exploration of personal and professional values, leadership, and the pursuit of excellence. We are inspired by our belief in the power of the individual to make a positive difference in the world. Excellence in practice and leadership are supported by aggressive review and refinement of the curricula to promote current content and practice. In addition, faculty are selected on the basis of current experience and practice, professional accomplishment, and leadership roles within the profession. The goals of the Division of Health Services Administration are as follows: Create a learning environment that respects the unique abilities, perspectives, and needs of the individual student. Support a learning process that emphasizes critical thinking, exploration of personal and professional values, leadership, and the pursuit of excellence. Support the specific academic goals and standards of each program in the Division of Health Services Administration. Attract and retain highly qualified and experienced faculty who reflect the values of Regis University and who represent the health care community's best talent, leadership, and professional opportunity. The Division of Health Services Administration is committed to: Educational excellence in the Jesuit tradition. A supportive learning environment which works to balance personal, social and professional demands. A philosophy of life-long learning. The power of the individual to make a positive difference in the world.