The mission of Audit and Advisory Services is to assist the OHSU Board of Directors and management in the discharge of their oversight, management, and operating responsibilities by establishing "best  practices" within OHSU units, help strengthen internal controls, and promote effective and efficient operations.  In addition, Audit and Advisory Services provides independent audit and consultation services across the OHSU enterprise in the following areas: audit services, advisory services, investigations, and external audit coordination.  Audit and Advisory Services is a key component of OHSU's overall integrity program and a resource to management, faculty, and staff in assessing and monitoring the OHSU enterprise.