Medical Center, School of
Medicine lay out plan for the next decade
Medical Center, School
of Medicine and Health
Services Foundation have kicked off a joint planning process,
the Decade Plan. Its vision is to have the Health
System and medical school achieve top institution
status by the end of the decade.
Steering Committee, co-chaired by Arthur Garson, vice president
and dean of the School of Medicine, and R. Edward Howell, vice
president and CEO of the Medical Center, used its first meeting
to discuss goals and timelines.
asked the co-chairs of the five teams to focus on no more than
five questions and to develop answers for those questions, with
timelines and accountabilities for how the work will get done.
interim update for the clinical and basic science chairs, as well
as the leadership of the Medical Center and the Health Services
Foundation, is planned next month. This session will seek input
for integration into the plans. A second retreat is planned for
spring 2003, where final input will be sought before the plan
is presented to the Medical Center Operating Board and Board of
Visitors for approval.
five teams are: The Patient Care Team, co-chaired by George
Beller, M.D., and William Steers, M.D.; The Research Team,
co-chaired by Erik Hewlett, M.D., and Gary Owens, Ph.D.;
The Education Team, co-chaired by Donald Innes, M.D., and Thomas
Massaro, M.D., Ph.D.; The Cross-Mission Team, co-chaired
by David Brautigan, Ph.D., and Munsey Wheby, M.D.; and
The Community Service Team, co-chaired by Claudette Dalton, M.D.,
and Karen Rheuban, M.D.