- To unify and promote positive cultural change within the nursing profession and in health care.
- To support and empower ALL nursing professionals practicing at various levels and in a variety of settings.
- To create opportunities to improve nursing and healthcare at large.
- To create pathways for nurses to engage in a variety of self-advocacy initiatives.
- To use the uniqueness of the nursing profession to improve the lives of others.
SMYS is a unique, supportive environment for nurses and allied health care providers.
We strive to:
- provide a strong, united voice for nurses (and allied healthcare providers) on issues facing our professional community, regardless of their other professional affiliations.
- advocate for safe work environments for patients and healthcare workers.
- support personal and professional needs of our community members.
- create philanthropic opportunities for members through missions, volunteerism, and generous giving.