Radboud university medical center specializes in patient care, scientific research, teaching and training in Nijmegen. Our mission is to have a significant impact on health care. We aim to be pioneers in shaping the health care of the future. We do this in a person-centered and innovative way.



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The world around us is changing rapidly and so is health care. People are growing older and are developing more chronic conditions. The development and availability of knowledge and technology is increasing rapidly, as is the development of diagnostic tools and treatment options. This leads to increasingly specialized care and specialized health professionals. The affordability and thus accessibility of care are under pressure as a result of these changes.

Good health, the foundation of a high quality of life, is important to everyone. More than ever, the aim is to prevent disease. And when care becomes necessary, we demand the very best, preferably close to home. When it comes to care, patients increasingly expect to play a role as a partner, making decisions in consultation with their doctor.

Radboud university medical center aims to be a dot on the health-care horizon; to be pioneers in shaping a sustainable, innovative and affordable health-care system for generations to come. We also aim to distinguish ourselves as the most person-centered and innovative university medical center and to be recognized as such. We want to be at the very top, both nationally and internationally. We aim to do it better every day by striving for better care, research and education, by furthering our understanding of how to prevent, treat and cure diseases. In brief, we aim to have a significant impact on health care: excelling with and for the patient.

At Radboud university medical center you are heard, seen, respected and treated as an equal.