To provide the highest quality, compassionate clinical care for people with kidney and other chronic disease through a multifaceted, integrative approach that combines such care with:

  • Innovative, cutting-edge basic and clinical research, including the development of new, better treatments;
  • Outcomes research and policy recommendations;
  • Community outreach, education and mobilization to prevent disease, as well as manage it more effectively when it does occur; and
  • Contribute new models for the improvement of U.S. health care.