ASCM Vision

Vision, Mission and Values

All work undertaken by the American Society of Medial Cannabis on behalf of its members, their patients and the public is guided by a clear vision, mission, and set of values. These elements are reflected in all of the Society’s programs, projects and initiatives.

Vision

The Society’s vision is: “Excellence in the use of Medical Cannabis.”

 

Mission

Our mission is: Promoting national leadership in medical cannabis and excellence in patient care through education, research and advocacy.

 

Values

The Society seeks to reflect the following values in all its programs and initiatives:

  • Patients first: Compassion, caring and listening are at the heart of delivering the highest-quality patient care. We work to ensure members’ ability to facilitate access to patient care and deliver the highest quality of care.
  • Professionalism: Adhering to an uncompromising code of clinical and ethical standards. The cornerstones of these standards emphasize honesty, integrity, transparency and mutual respect.
  • Lifelong learning: Pursuing knowledge and continuous improvement, embodying a spirit of intellectual curiosity and interchange through self-assessment and ongoing evaluation.
  • Rigorous inquiry and creative work: Pursuing excellence through innovation, creativity, critical evaluation and open dialogue.
  • Collaboration: Working together with mutual respect, collegiality and transparency. Collective and coordinated efforts through partnerships and teamwork encourage engagement, inspire ideas, create essential dialogue, and foster synergistic results.
  • Social responsibility: A dedication to the greater good. Community leadership, volunteerism and stewardship are hallmarks of our ability to contribute to public health.
  • Diversity: Acknowledging, respecting and valuing differences. An inclusive approach to people, ideas and practice styles includes a willingness to listen to all points of view. The result is collectively better because the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.