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Our culture and values

We share one vision and one mission: to save and improve lives.

It all comes back to inventing for life

We are all inventors here, no matter the role or title. We rise to any challenge in pursuit of better health outcomes.

Everything we do, in and out of the laboratory, is based on our deep appreciation for life. That’s the reason we come together across the business with one goal – to invent for life.

We walk the talk

If you want to learn about our culture, start with our inventors.

Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

After participating in a pediatric leukemia study, Arjan Ooms’ life has come full circle as our director of clinical research in the Netherlands

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Meet the women at the forefront of MSD’s lung cancer program

Dr. Vicki Goodman and Dr. Cathy Pietanza are passionate about shaping the future of patient care in lung cancer

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Employees help evacuate patients from record flood in China

Our Zhengzhou colleagues recount their experiences following a devastating flood

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Fighting for health equity from inside the health care industry

Carmen Villar, vice president, social business innovation, always defended the underdog – now she leads a team solely focused on reducing health disparities

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6 things you probably didn’t know about MSD

From Thomas Edison to Meryl Streep, these interesting tidbits about our company may surprise you

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Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

After participating in a pediatric leukemia study, Arjan Ooms’ life has come full circle as our director of clinical research in the Netherlands

Read more

Next: Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

Meet the women at the forefront of MSD’s lung cancer program

Dr. Vicki Goodman and Dr. Cathy Pietanza are passionate about shaping the future of patient care in lung cancer

Read more

Next: Meet the women at the forefront of MSD’s lung cancer program

Employees help evacuate patients from record flood in China

Our Zhengzhou colleagues recount their experiences following a devastating flood

Read more

Next: Employees help evacuate patients from record flood in China

Fighting for health equity from inside the health care industry

Carmen Villar, vice president, social business innovation, always defended the underdog – now she leads a team solely focused on reducing health disparities

Read more

Next: Fighting for health equity from inside the health care industry

6 things you probably didn’t know about MSD

From Thomas Edison to Meryl Streep, these interesting tidbits about our company may surprise you

Read more

Next: 6 things you probably didn’t know about MSD

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Code of conduct & compliance

Code of conduct & compliance

We represent many cultures but are united in our drive to deliver breakthrough medicines with honesty and integrity.