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Mission Statement and Values

The Spiritual Care Services Department, a division of Patient Care Services, is dedicated to serving the needs of patients, families, staff, and the wider community. We are committed to offering compassionate spiritual care and emotional support as resources for healing. We embrace the teaching and research mission of the hospital by providing the highest quality education of pastoral care providers.


To take a leadership role in fully integrating spiritual care into the health care delivery system by continually integrating ourselves into the interdisciplinary teams at work throughout the hospital community.


  • Each Person’s Spiritual Journey
  • The Diverse Faith and Traditions of our Community
  • Departmental Teamwork
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Worship and Ritual
  • Teaching Excellence

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For over a century, a leader in patient care, medical education and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery.

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