Our Vision and Mission

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation staff: Ira Strumwasser, Ph.D, executive director and CEO  (center); (left to right) Cynthia Weed, executive assistant; Nora Maloy, Dr.P.H., senior program officer; Jacqueline Paul, program associate; and Darlene Flowers, analyst.

Our vision

Our vision is to make a significant contribution to improve the health of Michigan residents by supporting:

  • Clinical and applied research on the health care system, including the delivery and financing of care
  • Health initiatives that focus on the quality and costs of care, access to care and social responsibility

Our mission

We’re dedicated to improving the health of Michigan residents through the support of research and innovative programs.

Our values

  • Commitment to quality performance
  • Honesty, integrity, collaboration and team work
  • Effective and efficient use of resources
  • Excellence in programs, grants and communications

Our annual report

Read about the grants we've awarded and what they've accomplished in the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Annual Report.