Mission & Goals

Providing the best care possible

Our mission is to provide comprehensive, specialized, interdisciplinary health care to Atlantic Canadian children and youth. We will achieve this by acting as innovators and collaborators, while promoting excellence in teaching, research and clinical care.

Our goals

To fulfill our mission, we will:

  • encourage a spirit of inquiry about what we know and do
  • provide exemplary and efficient secondary and tertiary care for children
  • monitor our effectiveness
  • advocate for and provide leadership in disease and injury prevention
  • provide leadership in pediatric medical education to:
    • medical students
    • residents
    • peers
    • other physicians
    • allied health professionals
  • encourage and conduct excellent clinical, basic science and other research to benefit children, and communicate the results widely
  • seek resources to provide high quality pediatric health care, research and education
  • encourage and maintain collaborative links for the betterment of child health