The mission of the Evans Center is to promote the integration of religious and spiritual values in healthcare with a focus upon the mission, values and practices of IU Health.
The Evans Center will promote and provide resources for initiatives, programs and research that integrate the values of compassion, whole person care, ethical practice and spiritual care services into all patient care, community wellness and staff development activities of IU Health.
To facilitate processes related to the Indiana University Health Values Grant for Religious and Spiritual Integration in Healthcare.
To conduct high quality research and publish on themes of religious and spiritual integration and ethical development in healthcare.
To strengthen the capabilities of diverse communities of faith to effectively express their whole person ministries.
To address systemic needs for change within IU Health and the community in areas of religious and spiritual wholeness.
To educate IU Health practitioners concerning religious, spiritual and ethical dimensions of healthcare.
To express the IU Health identity as a Conference Related Unit of the United Methodist Church.