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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.

How one leader mentors another to help end poverty

Jennifer McCafferty coaches a leader to help him strengthen his team, plan for the future and decrease the poverty rate in Philadelphia

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One researcher’s lifelong fight for HIV prevention

Mike Robertson, M.D., has spent his career fighting for HIV prevention; now, he’s optimistic about a bright future

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From Kenya to the U.S., she’s helping lead the fight against HIV

Growing up in Kenya during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis inspired MSD’s Dr. Bern Ng’eno to commit her life to improving HIV treatment and care

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From the military to MSD: lessons in leadership

Meet three women who have served in the military and are now helping to lead our company

Meet our veterans

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After a tragic accident, healing the invisible wounds

How Geralyn Ritter, MSD SVP and appointed head of external affairs and corporate governance, Organon & Co., learned that good care is about more than medicine

Meet Geralyn

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“In our quest to invent medicines and vaccines that save and improve lives, the core of who we are is embodied in our values and standards. They are fundamental to our success – now and into the future”

Chairman & CEO

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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.