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About Us

For over 50 years St. Jude Medical Center has met the needs of the community, by offering the highest quality care with compassion and respect.

We are one of Southern California's most respected and technologically advanced hospitals, and our four core values: dignity, excellence, service and justice are the guiding principles for everything we do. St. Jude is synonymous with exceptional care that extends beyond good medicine to a commitment to caring for you – mind, body and spirit.

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 329-bed, acute care hospital. With nearly 700 of Southern California’s finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

For a list of our accreditations and awards click here.

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange by continually improving the health and quality of life of people in the communities we serve.

Our Vision

We bring people together to provide compassionate care, promote health improvement and create healthy communities.

Our Values

Dignity

We respect each person as an inherently valuable member of the human community and as a unique expression of life.

Service

We bring people together who recognize that every interaction is a unique opportunity to serve one another, the community, and society.

Excellence

We foster personal and professional development, accountability, innovation, teamwork, and commitment to quality.

Justice

We advocate for systems and structures that are attuned to the needs of the vulnerable and disadvantaged and that promote a sense of community among all persons. These are the guiding principles for all we do, shaping our interactions with those whom we are privileged to serve.