Erlanger is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College
of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the
only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of an entire four-state
region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and
western North Carolina. With a history that dates back more than a century,
Erlanger is recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a
leader in healthcare.
Each year, more than a quarter of a million people
are treated by the team of healthcare professionals who are part of Erlanger.
Our Healthcare Mission:
excellence in medical care to improve the health status of our region, while
providing vital services to those in need, and training to health professionals
through affiliation with academic partners.
Our Healthcare Vision:
Erlanger will lead as a comprehensive
provider of acute care and ambulatory health services, offering a “system of
care” that delivers value in terms of quality, cost effectiveness, customer
service, teaching and
research - directed at improving the health of our community and region.
Our Core Values:
Our values define who we are and how we act as
stakeholders, individually and collectively. We live these values in all
that we do. Values are inconsequential unless they drive our behavior,
decisions and priorities. Values in action create a culture, and an
organization’s culture determines its success.
- Honesty - We
believe in honesty and are fully transparent in all we do.
- Excellence - We
distinguish ourselves by our commitment to deliver exceptional care, every
time, demonstrating results in measurable ways.
- Appreciation - We recognize and value the significance of the individual,
contributing to the outcomes achieved by the team.
- Respect - We
recognize and advocate for the Erlanger team and for those served, embracing
the power of appreciation, communicating and listening, treating each other
with dignity, compassion and understanding.
- Trust - We earn the trust of others because we hold
ourselves accountable and conform to professional standards of