Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Our Vision

As one of the world’s foremost academic health centres, the MUHC will assure exceptional and integrated patient-centric care, research, teaching and technology assessment.

Our Mission

The MUHC is the adult and pediatric academic health centre that is partnered with McGill University. Our mission is to:

  • Offer our pediatric and adult patients as well as their families compassionate exemplary care, with a specific commitment to treating complex cases;

  • Extend the limits of health knowledge through research and integrate this new knowledge to our clinical and teaching practices;

  • Provide outstanding health science education to healthcare providers, administrators and the community; and

  • Assess the introduction, acquisition and use of health technologies and the methods of organizing and providing services.

Our Values

Service: Patients and their families are our raison d’être. We provide compassionate multidisciplinary care of the highest quality and safety throughout a person’s lifespan. We relate to patients and their families in a transparent way that respects their dignity as well as their cultural and linguistic needs.

Innovation: We foster a culture of inquiry and innovation. We make evidence-informed decisions. We strive continuously to improve our efficiency and efficacy.

Leadership: We develop, use and disseminate continuously new knowledge and expertise that can benefit patients locally and globally. We exercise our influence with a view to improving the functioning of the healthcare system at the local, regional, national and international levels.

Partnership: We work in collaboration with our employees, our ambassadors, as well as our health network partners to ensure comprehensive integrated services across the continuum of care for the population we serve.