Mission, Vision & Values


Connecticut Children's Medical Center is dedicated to improving the physical and emotional health of children through family-centered care, research, education and advocacy. We embrace discovery, teamwork, integrity and excellence in all that we do.


We are making children in Connecticut the healthiest in the country.


Family-Centered Care

  • We place our patients and their families at the center of all we do.
  • We partner with families and embrace their involvement in all aspects of service and care.


  • We look for new ways of doing things.
  • We ask questions, invest in research, find answers and share new knowledge with the world.


  • We are open, honest and ethical.
  • We take responsibility for our actions and fulfill our commitments.
  • We admit our mistakes and learn from them.


  • We live by the statement "I care if you succeed."
  • We work together to achieve our goals. We value one another and celebrate our success.


  • We come to work every day with the goal of making things better than the day before.
  • We pursue the highest standards, the safest care in the safest workplace and the best outcomes in everything we do.


  • We honor the dignity and value of every person and take pride in our organization.
  • We trust each other.
  • We treat each other as we wish to be treated and value our workplace as our home.
  • We embrace diversity and the unique contributions that each person brings to Connecticut Children's.