Enhance Health and Health Equity
UNM strives to improve public health and health care to the populations we serve, working with community partners to advance health and health equity in New Mexico, and to provide an excellent education in the health sciences with a focus on the priority health needs of our communities.
STRATEGY 4.1: IMPROVE HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE FOR THOSE WE SERVE
Metric: Improve annual State Healthcare Ranking
Objective 4.1.1: Seek state funding for initiatives in successful aging, child wellbeing and behavioral health. Completion Target: Spring 2020, Responsibility: Roth
STRATEGY 4.2: BUILD THE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE OF NEW MEXICO BY PROVIDING A PREMIER EDUCATION
Metric: Reduction in counties qualifying as healthcare shortage areas
Objective 4.2.1: Enhance funding to address New Mexico’s health care workforce shortages through state appropriations requests which include paid tuition for UNM School of Medicine students pledging to practice in New Mexico, expansion of the physician assistant program, and undergraduate nursing expansion. Completion Target: Summer 2020, Responsibility: Roth
Objective 4.2.2: Complete UNM HSC Rio Rancho Campus program plans and building #2 design. Completion Target: Summer 2020, Responsibility: Roth
STRATEGY 4.3: FOSTER INNOVATION AND TRANSLATE OUR RESEARCH AND DISCOVERIES INTO CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE
Metric: Establish baseline translational science impact metrics for the research mission.
Objective 4.3.1: Produce and operationalize strategic plan for the New Mexico Bioscience Authority. Completion Target: Summer 2020, Responsibility: Roth
Objective 4.3.2: Submit renewal application for sustained funding of the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Completion Target: Summer 2020, Responsibility: Roth