Doctor and patient

About Ascension

Listening to you, caring for you...
We are Ascension.

Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate and personalized care for all, especially those who need it most.

At Ascension, our commitment to patients and families begins with the doctors, nurses and care teams serving in our hospitals and care sites across the country. Our Catholic identity and healing Mission call us to care for everyone with dignity and respect, valuing those we serve and those we serve alongside.

Our national presence enables clinicians and caregivers to share best practices and innovations to ensure that we are providing the right care, at the right time and in the right setting.

We are committed to an inclusive culture that recognizes and celebrates diverse talents and perspectives. We are called to serve. We are Ascension.

Care for All
Hope and Healing

Who We Are

Ascension is one of the nation’s leading non-profit and Catholic health systems, with a Mission of delivering compassionate, personalized care to all with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2022, Ascension provided $2.3 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 139,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers and operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 139 hospitals in 19 states.

History & Sponsorships
Advancing an 800-year legacy and promise set forth by our original sponsor organizations to provide faith-based healthcare to those in need.

Executive Leadership

Recent National News

New Ascension Foundation to address social determinants of health
News Releases

New Ascension Foundation to address social determinants of health

Ascension Foundation announces first three community partners
Ascension executive Sally Deitch among Top 25 Diversity Leaders in Healthcare
News Stories

Ascension executive Sally Deitch among Top 25 Diversity Leaders in Healthcare

Sally Deitch, MSN, MHA, RN, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Nursing and Operations Infrastructure, Ascension, has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Diversity Leaders for 2022.
Environmental Impact and Sustainability FY22 Annual Report: Taking Action Now and Looking to the Future
News Stories

Environmental Impact and Sustainability FY22 Annual Report: Taking Action Now and Looking to the Future

Ascension is dedicated to improving our efficiency, resiliency and sustainability while continuing to provide the healthcare services our communities need and future generations deserve.

FY22 Facts & Statistics

$2.3 billion

in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs

2,600+

sites of care in 19 states and the District of Columbia

139 / 39

139 hospitals and 39 senior living facilities

36,000

affiliated providers

139,00

associates

Contact Us

Ascension Edmundson building
Ascension Headquarters

4600 Edmundson Rd
St. Louis, MO 63134