University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Strategic Plan 2021-2024

The four-year strategic plan for the Division of Child and Community Health and Child Health Specialty Clinics includes our vision, mission, values, and four main goals:

  1. Clinical Services, Care Coordination, and Family to Family Support
  2. Family-Professional Partnerships
  3. Advocacy and Policy
  4. Health Equity

Vision: To assure a systems-oriented approach to care for Iowa's children and youth with special health care needs and their families.

Mission: To improve the health, development, and well-being of children and youth with special health care needs in partnership with families, service providers, communities, and policy makers.


  • Strengths-based
  • Family-driven and youth-guided
  • Collaborative and coordinated
  • Home and community-based, including natural supports
  • Individualized
  • Data-driven

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