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Medicine graduate Dr Laura Cunliffe examining a patient

Our values

Our values help us to create an inclusive and inspirational culture that everyone is proud to be a part of.


Welcome to a different kind of medical school

Hull York Medical School is a partnership for people who want to make a difference.

We are committed to transforming the lives of people in our region and beyond – through our teaching, our research, our partnerships and through our engagement with our communities.

Our values shape how we do this and why and are at the heart of all we do. 

Students discussing a CT scan of a brain with Professor Peter Bazira
Research in the Experimental Medicine and Biomedicine research group
Students on clinical placement in the Emergency Department in Hull Royal Infirmary

Everyone Counts

We promote a culture of diversity, respect and aspiration, and empower everyone to reach their potential.

Pursuing Excellence

We combine a pioneering approach with innovative methods to drive excellence in all we do.

Socially Responsible

We are dedicated to public service and to improving lives within our communities.


We work in partnership, recognising the strengths of others.

values puzzle


Professor Una Macleod

Dean and GP

‘We recognise the power of community. Together we can make a difference and inspire others to make a difference too’.