Vision, Mission & Values

Our Vision

To continuously expand our U.S. development strategy to ensure the continued longevity and impact of CMC Vellore.

Our Mission

To support the Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore (CMC) in her drive for excellence in healthcare, education and research. Through our fundraising and friend-raising activities, we contribute substantially to the following:    

  • Compassionate, high-quality care for the underserved
  • Medical, nursing, and allied health services education
  • Advanced scientific research
  • Connecting medical professionals, researchers, students, alumni, and faith-based organizations with CMC
  • Major capital project support
  • Ensuring the lasting legacy of CMC’s founder, Dr. Ida S. Scudder

Our Values

The efforts of our Board of Directors and our dedicated staff are guided by these core values and principles:

  • To passionately and collaboratively work together with each of our stakeholders while challenging ourselves to achieve the highest levels of professional excellence
  • To embrace diversity and to ensure that human decency and integrity remain at the core of our individual and collective actions
  • To lead with innovation and creativity, ensuring that our actions reflect positively upon our donors, volunteers, grant recipients and the greater society at large
  • To advance sustainable, effective philanthropy