Train professionals in the field of neonatology to enable them to:
Fully care for the newborn, both in health and in sickness, taking into consideration the biological, psychological and social aspects involved in its development.
Apply, in their medical practice, expertise on normal growth and development of the fetus and newborn, as well as those related to pathological changes that occur frequently in such phenomena, both in the second and third levels of attention.
Promote the integration of neonatology with other specialties for the care of certain pathological changes as required.
Participate in the integration, transfer and development of knowledge generated in the field of specialization, through processes of teaching and research.