April 23, 2021 — With the goal to engage, innovate and excel, the College of Medicine has launched a comprehensive strategic planning process to develop a roadmap that will guide the college’s future for years to come.
The planning will involve a community-driven approach, heavily informed by input and involvement from across the college, with five distinct groups identified to provide their perspectives.
Under the leadership of College of Medicine dean Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., the planning process officially began in early April with a survey sent to members from each of the identified groups, which include faculty, learners, trainees, administration and advanced practice providers, or APPs.
“This is an exciting time for the College of Medicine, with so much potential for what will certainly be a remarkable future,” Koch said. “It is important that we take a bottom-up approach and invite many to participate and help shape the discussion and our path forward.”
The first phase of the strategic planning process involves gathering feedback, insight and ideas on each of the seven strategic priorities and their accompanying vision statements. The seven priorities, or pillars, that direct the plan’s focus are: