Vision & Mission

The Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine strategic plan can be found here.

Our Vision

The patients and communities we serve benefit from the highest quality, evidence-based anesthesia, pain management and perioperative medical care by committed clinicians, researchers, educators and staff.

Our Mission

We are leaders providing innovative, high-quality education, research, and patient and family-centred clinical care across the lifespan. In all that we do, we respect and value the diversity of the people and communities we work with and serve, with an ongoing commitment to responsible stewardship.

Our Values

Innovation: We embrace curiosity and evidence and seek new knowledge from diverse perspectives.

Quality: We strive to set the highest standard of quality in everything we do and constantly challenge ourselves to improve.

Integrity:  We strive to be fair, ethical and transparent in all that we do and in the decisions that we make; we strive to act in the best interests of patients.

Respect: We demonstrate to our patients, learners and colleagues that we respect, value and appreciate them through our words, actions and relationships.

Accountability:  We responsibly use the Department’s resources to provide the best quality service possible and strive to exceed expectations as we meet our obligations. We advocate for better health outcomes and understand the importance of giving back to our communities, both locally and globally.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: In all our work and in the way we interact with each other, we strive to remove barriers to equity and create an environment that fosters diversity and inclusion.