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Oishei Children's Hospital
Family Advisory Council
818 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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Family Advisory Council
Vision, Mission, and Values


The Oishei Children's Hospital 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 Oishei Children's Hospital 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 Oishei Children's Hospital, 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.