About Us

For nearly 60 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, 320-bed, acute care hospital. With nearly 700 of Southern California’s finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers 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

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Our Values

Compassion
Jesus taught and healed with compassion for all. -Matthew 4:24
We reach out to those in need and offer comfort as Jesus did. We nurture the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being of one another and those we serve. Through our healing presence, we accompany those who suffer.


Dignity
All people have been created in the image of God. -Genesis 1:27
We value, encourage and celebrate the gifts in one another. We respect the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. We recognize each interaction as a sacred encounter.


Justice
Act with justice, love with kindness and walk humbly with your God. -Micah 6:8
We foster a culture that promotes unity and reconciliation. We strive to care wisely for our people, our resources and our earth. We stand in solidarity with the most vulnerable, working to remove the causes of oppression and promoting justice for all.


Excellence
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart. -Colossians 3:23
We set the highest standards for ourselves and our ministries. Through transformation and innovation, we strive to improve the health and quality of life in our communities. We commit to compassionate, safe and reliable practices for the care of all.


Integrity
Let us love not merely with words or speech but with actions in truth. -1 John 3:18
We hold ourselves accountable to do the right things for the right reasons. We speak the truth with courage and respect. We pursue authenticity with humility and simplicity.

Our Vision

Health for a Better World

Our Promise

“Know me, care for me, ease my way.”

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