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Strategic Plan

Creating Transformational Health Care Leaders

This is NEOMED

Mission

NEOMED harnesses diversity, innovation and collaboration to create transformative leaders and improve health through education, discovery and service.

Vision

To be the model of excellence in innovative education and impactful research to create transformational health care leaders of tomorrow.

Core Values

NEOMED incorporates the following values in all that we do:

Leadership | Excellence | Advocacy | Diversity | Equity | Respect

Pillars

People

Education

Discovery

Service & Community Engagement

Growth

Administrative & Academic Support

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People

Leading at all levels

Guiding Principles

NEOMED’s faculty, staff and students are its most valued and essential resources. NEOMED is committed to fostering leadership at all levels in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

NEOMED is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body. It is committed to ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of the University.

NEOMED faculty and staff are dedicated to serving students and are empowered to provide and support superior service – whether in the classroom, the campus or the community — as one unified University.

NEOMED seeks to develop and retain leaders; to recognize outstanding performance and contributions to the University; and to communicate to all members of the NEOMED family that they are valued.

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Education

Leading in Learning

 

Guiding Principles

NEOMED places the highest priority on educating its students and will provide a diverse, inclusive and nurturing environment that values the individual strengths and unique needs of all its students through a compassionate, equitable and supportive culture.

NEOMED strives to deliver an Exceptional Student Experience that prepares students to be leaders in their fi eld through curiosity, self-reflection, intrinsic motivation and collaborative education.

NEOMED believes in continuous curricular improvement to maximize the value of the educational experience for its students.

Leveraging real-world and clinical experiences, our faculty and staff foster an educational environment that is academically rigorous and challenges the student to grow.

NEOMED has a dynamic approach to problem-solving that equips students with the knowledge and skills that will make them excellent professionals engaged in advancing health and health care wherever their journey leads.

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Discovery

Leading with Inquiry

 

Guiding Principles

Productive research programs in the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Graduate Studies are essential to NEOMED’s mission with the overarching objective of improving health and health care through discoveries.

NEOMED aspires to be a leader in research by making significant discoveries through high-impact research. Its intent is to create new knowledge and translate that knowledge into practical applications that improve health outcomes locally, nationally and globally.

NEOMED’s culture of discovery will lead to breakthroughs in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and healing of health conditions, while advancing new models of care. NEOMED will foster an entrepreneurial environment to encourage the commercialization of high-impact research breakthroughs that advance health and health care.

NEOMED’s discovery efforts will provide students and trainees significant and unique learning opportunities that will advance their educational experiences and their professional skills.

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Service & Community Engagement

Leading with Others

Guiding Principles

Partnerships and collaboration are critical and central to NEOMED’s mission. NEOMED will be strategic and intentional in deciding where and when to invest its human and financial resources.

In doing so, the following principles will guide these decisions:

  • The partnership should further NEOMED’s mission of education, discovery, and service
  • The partnership should increase opportunities for NEOMED students
  • The partnership should further the growth and development of faculty and staff
  • The partnership should represent a mutually beneficial opportunity for NEOMED and the partner business, institution or organization
  • The partnership should further community health, economic development and/or overall quality of life
  • The partnership should be aligned with the other goals and strategies outlined in the strategic plan

With this framework, NEOMED will sharpen its focus on the service opportunities and partnerships that provide the greatest value and return on investment.

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Growth

Leading future opportunities

 

Guiding Principles

NEOMED will pursue new opportunities to grow the University through expansion of its reach and development of new areas of expertise that support its mission.

NEOMED will evaluate opportunities based on how the new venture will:

  • Support NEOMED’s mission
  • Enhance the Exceptional Student Experience
  • Impact the University’s existing infrastructure and human resources
  • Serve the community
  • Add value to NEOMED’s image and reputation
  • Provide a sustainable financial model, from development though implementation and operation
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Administrative & Academic Support Operations

Leading Through Continuous Process Improvement

 

Guiding Principles

NEOMED will anticipate emerging trends related to its mission and operate efficiently and sustainably by building on the strengths of its faculty, staff and students. NEOMED will meet the challenges of the future by supporting an environment of continuous improvement.

The Administrative and Academic Support units exist on campus to advance NEOMED’s mission and vision. From Purchasing to Human Resources to Information Technology, all support units exist to ensure smooth University operations while complying with necessary legal, financial and other regulatory requirements.

NEOMED needs to examine its infrastructure regularly as part of good administrative practice. Such reviews are needed to advance the goal of continuous improvement.

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UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN

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