Focus areas for investment

Caring for children is a collaborative mission, so when deciding how best to serve our kids, we surveyed the community to help us identify our priorities for investment. Our survey results helped us focus on two key initiatives, excellence in care and community-based health.

Excellence in care


How we can make Wisconsin kids the healthiest in the nation

We know that kids need healthy families and strong communities to live well, and that we can’t do it all alone.


Our Centers of Excellence include key nation- and region-leading programs which anchor our services and provide the extraordinary care that attracts families and top medical talent from across the country and around the world.

Community-based health

Our hospital is a world-class facility within a state-of-the-art regional medical center campus. But we go beyond our walls into neighborhoods to reach children where they live, with preventive care and education. This approach is vital to the health of children in at-risk communities in Milwaukee, the Fox Valley and across the state.

Community-based services include: