Mission & Professional Practice Model


Exceptional nurses delivering extraordinary care.


We honor our profession, patients and each other by being pioneers at the forefront of health care.


We believe nursing is both an art and science. We recognize that each individual is a unique person who deserves care that aligns with their values and expectations.

Our professional practice is grounded in a cultural framework that engages patients as partners and uses respectful communication to cultivate a caring, healing and protective environment.

We are unwavering in our commitment to providing the highest quality care to our patients, families and each other through inter-professional teamwork. We recognize that we must continually evolve, adapt and innovate to provide the care our patients and families deserve.

Professional Practice Model

The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s Model for Nursing Professional Practice is our unique depiction of the four tenets of professional nursing practice. Our Professional Practice Model contains the values, structures and processes that support our care delivery environment, helping guide our pursuit of delivering extraordinary care to our patients and families every day.


Always ready, always safe

Professional Development

Lifelong learning


Meaningful connections with patients, families and each other


Interdisciplinary teamwork