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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: Summer 2019, 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: Update state report on workforce shortages and recruitment strategies. Completion Target: Fall 2018, Responsibility: Roth

Objective 4.2.2: Complete UNM Health Sciences Rio Rancho Campus program plans. Completion Target: Summer 2019, Responsibility: Roth

Objective 4.2.3: Develop plan for growing and coordinating clinical site placement among HSC schools and colleges. Completion Target: Summer 2019, Responsibility: Roth

STRATEGY 4.3: FOSTER INNOVATION AND TRANSLATE OUR RESEARCH AND DISCOVERIES INTO CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE

Metric: Increase funding for clinical and translational research

Objective 4.3.1: Grow UNM HSC extramural funding by the same percentage increase as NIH. Completion Target: Summer 2019, Responsibility: Roth

Objective 4.3.2: Successfully submit renewal application for sustained funding of the Clinical and Translational Science Center. Completion Target: Spring 2019, Responsibility: Roth