Our Mission

Mission Statement:

SBVAC shall render emergency medical care to any and all persons within their primary territory requiring such assistance and shall transport such persons to the nearest emergency medical receiving facility as necessary.  SBVAC shall provide such services without prejudice of race, heritage, sex, age, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or status as a military veteran.

The Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps, as a registered organization at Stony Brook University is committed to promoting a safe and vibrant campus community.  In receiving annual recognition through the Department of Student Activities, no individual or group affiliated with the Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps will take any action or create a situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers mental or physical health or involves the forced consumption of liquor or drugs for the purpose of initiation into or affiliation with this organization.   The leaders and members of the Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps also agree to abide by all aspects of the Stony Brook University Student Conduct Code, university policies and Federal, New York State and Local laws.

Patient Care: It is our mission to provide compassionate and excellent emergency pre-hospital patient care to our surrounding community, and to provide this care in a safe and rapid manner.

Education: It is our mission to maintain high standards of EMS education within the corps.

Community Outreach: It is our mission to outreach to the community with the aim of promoting awareness of common health hazards and emergencies.

Inter-agency Cooperation: It is our mission to work effectively and professionally with law enforcement agencies, fire and EMS departments.