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Compliance Department Mission, Vision and Values


UW Medicine Compliance is dedicated to positively impacting the experience of those we serve through an open, collaborative, partner-driven approach to compliance. We strive to protect the rights of patients, promote ethical conduct and advance a trusted culture of compliance. We endeavor to achieve this through proactive education, guidance and monitoring of applicable laws and regulations.


Our vision is to be a trusted and valued partner that cultivates an effective and proactive compliance culture supporting the UW Medicine community in achieving its mission of improving the health of the public through business operations with the highest standards of ethics and integrity.


  • Subject matter expertise with state and federal laws and regulations which forms the basis for the compliance policies that apply to all of UW Medicine.
  • Integrity of business operations through alignment with compliance policies.
  • Success of our workforce by providing pathways for them to comply with requirements that apply to their respective roles.
  • Professional development for our team members to expand and enhance their compliance knowledge.
  • Openness to learning and adapting to the rapidly changing national healthcare environment (e.g., AI, etc.).