Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

To deliver excellence in care for infants, children, youth and families by:

  • Providing comprehensive health care
  • Educating health professionals for today and the future
  • Advancing knowledge through innovative research
  • Advocating for vulnerable populations
  • Promoting quality and patient safety
  • Developing leaders in child health

Our Vision

To be leaders internationally by improving the health of children, their families and communities.

Our Values

Our values mirror those of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. They are:

To discover, interpret and disseminate new knowledge that promotes and restores health.

Respect, Compassion and Caring
To use these ideals to guide how we teach our students, care for our patients and work with our colleagues.

To carry out our responsibilities to patients, students and colleagues while maintaining the highest moral standards.

Social Accountability
To engage all levels of the broad community in order to address their priority health concerns.

To be dedicated to the highest standard of conduct in teaching, research and patient care.

To partner in education, research and health care for the greater good of the communities we serve.