Vision & Mission

Our Mission

At Lurie Children’s, we are dedicated to the health and well-being of all children. As a leader in pediatrics, we do this through our model of CARE:

Clinical Care

Throughout the Medical Center and in the community.


Because every child deserves to thrive. 


The pursuit of discovery and the promise of a cure.


Training the next generation of clinicians, and leaders in pediatric healthcare. 

Our Purpose

We are inspired by our patients and each other to ignite hope in the pursuit of healthier futures for children and families of Chicago and beyond.

Our Vision

We will be a transformational force in CARE and innovation to achieve a healthier future for every child.

Our Principles

Our principles guide our behaviors and actions each day to live our Mission and Purpose and achieve our Vision. 

Lead With Integrity

We practice courage and honesty, and we speak up for what is right. We are accountable always to our teams and patients.

Champion Equity

We treat everyone fairly, appreciate differences and make meaningful connections that foster belonging and allyship.

Commit to Discovery

We embrace creativity and new ideas to continuously learn and improve. We are a catalyst for positive change every day.

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