Department of Pediatrics and Child Healt shows a large polar bear in the background with 4 stripes of colour, and a smaller bear superimposed in the foreground, also with 4 stripes of colour. The title Department of Pediatrics and Child Health , Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is placed to the right of the image. The logo represents the Winnipeg Children's Hospital

Mission, Vision and Values


To create, preserve, communicate and apply knowledge, contributing to the cultural, social and economic well being of the people of Manitoba, Canada and the world, through the provision of high quality medical education, participation in first class research, and through collaboration aimed at healthier children by providing high quality, comprehensive, family-centered health care.


To take our place among the leading universities through a commitment to transformative research and scholarship, to innovative teaching and learning, and to high quality, comprehensive, family-centered health care, as close to home as possible, uniquely strengthened by Indigenous knowledge and perspectives.


To achieve our vision, we require a commitment to a common set of ideals. The University of Manitoba Department of Pediatrics values: academic freedom, accountability, collegiality, equity and inclusion, excellence, innovation, integrity, respect, and sustainability.   The Shared Health, Child Health Program values provincial, professional, patient and family-centered, inclusive, accessible and equitable, effective and accountable care provision. 

Skip to content