Key to our Strategic Plan is how we unite our entire organization and forge new connections to serve the kids and families who need us.Jeff Sperring, MD, CEO
Our Strategic Plan
Seattle Children’s Strategic Plan is a roadmap for our future. It charts a course so we can achieve our aspirations on behalf of kids and families everywhere. We’re transforming child health through four Mission Objectives and two Strategic Imperatives, each with a focus area that taps into our strengths today, while also laying the groundwork for tomorrow — and beyond.
Here is an overview of how the four Mission Objectives and two Strategic Imperatives come together. Each initiative represents a vital need for our patients and our organization, as we strive for daily improvement and apply an equity lens across all that we do.
Seattle Children’s is recognized as one of the world’s leading pediatric medical and research centers. We aim to enhance our reputation as a world-class destination center by:
Access and convenience are paramount to what care a kid receives and where they receive it. We must bring the expertise and compassionate care of Seattle Children’s closer to our patients and their families. We’re doing this by:
Children deserve to lead healthy lives and to achieve their full potential. All too frequently the diseases they’re diagnosed with don’t have medicines to heal and cure them. Seattle Children’s aims to change this by:
Learn about Seattle Children’s Therapeutics.
We are responding to the urgent youth mental health crisis in our communities. This effort relies on a well-constructed continuum of care that includes early intervention, integrated services, improved access and better outcomes. We’re doing this by:
Learn more about Generation REACH and how you can join the coalition to reimagine youth mental health care.
Seattle Children’s is committed to delivering unsurpassed quality to every patient, every time. Our work focuses on:
Improving child health requires a laser focus on quality improvement, patient safety and equity so that every patient can experience the best possible outcomes.
Seattle Children’s is committed to anti-racism and accelerating our pursuit of health equity while building a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects our patients, families and community. We endeavor to do this by:
Our mission, vision and values anchor our Strategic Plan. They express our core purpose and the promises we make every day to our patients and families, our team and our community.