About Urgent Care Association (UCA)
Represents: All professionals working in urgent care
Membership: More than 2,700 centers representing approximately 27,000 urgent care clinical and business professionals from the United States and abroad.
Mission: Urgent Care meets the vital need in modern society for health care that is not only expert and reliable, but also patient oriented, convenient and cost effective.
We exist to advance and distinguish the role of urgent care medicine as a healthcare destination and support the ongoing success of our membership through education, advocacy, community awareness, benchmarking and promoting standards of excellence.
Vision: To be the catalyst for the recognition of urgent care as an essential part of the health care system.
The UCAOA values drive everything we do. As an organization we believe in:
- A commitment to excellence in all of our endeavors. We continually seek to improve and distinguish ourselves through innovation and the quality of our work.
- Respectful and participatory communication. We promote and encourage thoughtful and collegiate discourse.
- Industry leadership. We create value for all of our stakeholders by promoting the advancement and recognition of urgent care medicine.
- Fairness and integrity. We operate with the highest ethical standards to sustain a community of trust and transparency.