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Attract and retain outstanding faculty, administrators and
staff who are committed to our goals and core values.
Provide our people with the leadership and professional
development opportunities to enhance their knowledge
and career satisfaction.
Use market-based compensation and recognition
programs to promote and reward outstanding
- Use annual evaluations to set performance expectations
and provide feedback about work efforts and skill
- Collect and use employee feedback to optimize
employee engagement and satisfaction.
Share critical data about UTMB’s strategic vision and
direction at all levels of the organization for effective
Promote a culture of high reliability and trust by
continuously improving quality and safety.
Hold every member of the UTMB community
accountable for acting with integrity, compassion and
respect toward one another and those we serve.
Provide innovative educational programs and curricula
that are continuously improved based on recognized
state and national standards and metrics.
Develop the infrastructure and identify the resources
needed to increase student enrollment and enhance
Expand interprofessional educational opportunities for
students to improve collaboration in patient-focused
Enhance the transparent reporting of student and faculty
outcomes to better recognize outstanding performance.
Educate our patients, families and key communities
about attainment of better health.
Focus on leveraging our strengths and opportunities to raise
our NIH rankings and maintain research funding.
Grow collaborative research partnerships to expand our
capacity for multidisciplinary research.
Improve the infrastructure that ensures high-quality research
Optimize the management of research space.
Support and promote technology transfer and
commercialization of research discoveries.
Increase the number of clinical faculty involved in
translational and clinical research.
Create and implement transformative clinical delivery
systems that advance patient access and clinical efficiency,
strengthen our support systems, and position UTMB well in a
reformed health care environment.
Enhance access to primary care and specialized patient care
services to support our academic mission and address the
health needs of Texas and the communities we serve.
Develop a long-term contractual arrangement with the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice that provides offender care
without deficit spending by UTMB.
Strategic Management and Growth
Revitalize our enterprise capabilities by modernizing,
repairing and strengthening our facilities and support
systems to sustain our mission.
Develop concepts, plans and proposals for construction
of new facilities or new renovation of existing facilities in
support of our plans and needs.
Prioritize resources to advance UTMB’s mission and
Promote a culture of innovation and agility to adapt
to the changing environment and markets.
Optimize the configuration of mission and support
programs needed to address the changes associated
with health policy and health care reform.
Ensure transparency and value by sharing key
financial data and quality and operational metrics to
improve accountability, fact-based decision-making
and organizational performance.
Work with UT System administration to pursue
overall system efficiencies with development of
approaches and policies for optimal strategic
Meet or exceed the institutional adjusted margin and
maintain adequate cash reserves.
Improve our operational budget development process.
Enhance our long-term capital planning process to
improve alignment with our strategic plans.
Collaborate with local, state and national leaders to
address our strategic challenges and opportunities in
order to achieve long-term success.
Engage key stakeholders to support our education,
research and health care missions.
Develop partnerships to assess and improve the health of
the populations we serve.
- Strengthen awareness of UTMB’s programs and services.
Develop increased philanthropic commitments to support
our mission-critical initiatives.