Vision and Mission

Our department aims to be a leading department in the teaching of our students about diseases and their diagnoses through training, education, scientific research.
In addition our vision is to be international leaders in academic pediatrics, clinical excellence, experience and innovation to improve the quality of life of all our patients. 


The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to provide the most compassionate, highest-quality care possible; perform clinical and laboratory research to advance our understanding of diseases that affect children and adolescents; and educate medical students, residents, and fellows to become leaders for the next generation of physicians and scientists.
 We accomplish our mission through performing broad research program, educating and Training the Pediatric Leaders of Tomorrow, and leading Clinical Care that Transforms the Lives of Children


Our main values are:

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.


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