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Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Family Advisory Council
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222

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Family Advisory Council
Vision, Mission, and Values


The Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Family Advisory Council’s vision is to be an integral component in the development of Patient and Family Centered Care, enhancing the quality of care through patient and family involvement.


The Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Family Advisory Council mission is to foster the healthcare delivery environment based on partnerships among patients, families and healthcare practitioners.

By bringing a patient and family perspective to the planning and execution of healthcare services at WCHOB, the Family Advisory Council desires to promote exceptional care, communication, education and research.


Our values are those that lead to better health care, greater patient and family satisfaction, and stewardship of resources.

Family Advisory Council believes in the promotion of the core concepts of Patient and family centered care. This includes: Dignity and Respect, Collaboration, Information Sharing, Participation, Choice, Support, Flexibility, Empowerment, and Family Strengths.