Ireland's First Academic Healthcare System

DAMC Mission

Building on the strong legacy of our founding institutions, the DAMC will improve the health of the communities we serve and of the general population, by purposefully linking world class patient care, teaching and research.  

We will consistently pursue excellence and innovation in the:

  • Delivery of the best quality outcomes for our patients,
  • Education and training of health professionals,
  • Discovery, dissemination and utilisation of new knowledge, therapies and techniques.

Through our wider healthcare relationships, we aim to play a leadership role in the promotion of health and wellness within our society. 

DAMC Vision

Operating at the nexus of patient care, education and research, the DAMC will be the leading provider of patient-centred healthcare services in Ireland, and one of the top ten in Europe.

It will be recognised as the public and private healthcare provider of choice, the preferred employer in the sector, the leading educator of healthcare professionals at undergraduate, graduate and in continuing professional development.

It will also build a distinctive competence and international reputation as an innovator in its chosen areas of research.

DAMC Values

The DAMC will continue espouse the values of

  • Human Dignity
  • Compassion
  • Justice
  • Quality
  • Accountability
  • Equity
  • Advocacy
  • Academic freedom              

Qualities that are central to the ethos of our founding institutions.

Value Proposition

The DAMC will be a platform to attract the best and brightest, to deliver the best patient outcomes, to deliver internationally significant translational research and to provide the best education possible to future generations of healthcare professionals.