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SJHH / Quality & Performance/ Strategic Plan/ We are Learning

We are learning


An Academic Health Sciences Centre within an Integrated Health System

Through multiple affiliations with research and education institutions, including the world-renowned McMaster University, and Mohawk College, we integrate life-changing research and deliver world-class education to benefit our patients and create a healthier community.

2025 Vision

With principles of mission-centred care, we will:

  • Advance research and teaching excellence in our regional programs areas of specialty and across St. Joseph’s Health System.
  • Grow and promote internationally recognized research that is impactful to our communities.
  • Provide an outstanding educational experience for all of our learners and educators.
  • Strengthen our partnerships with McMaster University and Mohawk College and our academic affiliates.

Areas of focus: How will we achieve our vision?

  • Recruit, develop, recognize and retain within areas of research excellence.
  • Equip our researchers, learners and educators with advanced technologies, tools and specialized supports.
  • Recruit, develop, and recognize healthcare professionals who are outstanding educators.
  • Support our learners, researchers and staff in their preparation to work in an integrated system.

Measurement: Examples of how we will track our progress

  • Number of published articles and research grants.
  • Learner satisfaction scores.