Mission Statement

The program endeavors to provide an atmosphere of learning that promotes each student's personal and professional growth. We strive to graduate excellent practitioners who are ready to function in the vital role of nurse anesthetist and are prepared to assume leadership roles in their profession and society.

UPMC Hamot has adopted a vision of providing care and service that achieve the highest national standards. UPMC Hamot's Mission is "To Serve" patients and the community in a tradition of quality, health, healing and education.

The Mission of the UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia/Gannon University is congruent with that of UPMC Hamot and Gannon University's Villa Maria School of Nursing.

Our mission is to create a center of excellence for the advancement of nurse anesthesia education and practice. The program is committed to the graduate education of registered nurses with a specific focus of anesthesia nursing. We prepare our graduates to provide anesthesia services and perioperative care and to respond to a continually changing health care environment. The program endeavors to provide an atmosphere of learning that promotes each student's personal and professional growth. We strive to graduate excellent practitioners who are ready to function in the vital role of nurse anesthetist and are prepared to assume leadership roles in their profession and society.