Living the Legacy. Compassionate Care. Faith. Discovery.


On behalf of the individuals and families we are privileged to serve, we will:

  • Deliver an integrated high quality care experience
  • Respect our rich diversity
  • Always remain faithful to our Roman Catholic values and traditions
  • Pursue and share knowledge


We commit ourselves to demonstrate in all that we undertake, the vision and values that inspire our Founder, the Sisters of St. Joseph. These are:

  • Dignity
  • Respect
  • Service
  • Justice
  • Responsibility
  • Enquiry

Our Members, Foundations and Research Institute

We firmly believe that physician/clinician engagement is integral to achieving optimal, patient-focused results. That is why our process encourages multi-level participation. Our system is most effective when a plethora of voices come together.

Our Members

Members benefit from System affiliation in many ways: strength in a shared mission and values, group buying power, research and information sharing through the St. Joseph’s Health System Research Network, and improvements in quality of work life for staff.

Membership includes all forms of healthcare entities including academic and community hospitals, long-term care facilities, home care, shared service organizations, and regional health authorities.

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Our Foundations

Member Foundations benefit through a collaborative approach that creates efficiency and potential to raise funds in their respective communities to support education, research and equipment needs for the people they serve.

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Research Institute

The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton oversees the work of over 200 researchers and their teams as they carry out clinical, translational, evaluative, and fundamental research to improve diagnostics, care, and treatment for patients in our community and across the globe.

Learn more about the Research Institute