Department of Pediatrics Vision Statement

Effective October 2, 2017:

The Department of Pediatrics is to be:

  • An inclusive environment that nurtures diversity among its faculty, staff and trainees as it pursues its missions
  • A center of excellence in children’s healthcare, in partnership with Norton Children’s Hospital, through provision of evidence-based, patient-centered, high quality, high value diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health services
  • Outstanding and innovative educators for our pediatrics residency training program, medical student rotations, and fellowship programs, with a faculty that models effective work-life balance
  • A national leader in pediatric clinical/clinical-translational trials, health services research, and education research, and a substantial contributor to basic science knowledge in childhood diabetes and neurosciences
  • Known for principled advocacy for children’s health and health equity and for community engagement and global health efforts that improve the lives of all in our city, our state, and beyond.