Prepare future professionals who will:
Foster an academic environment that will:
Goal #1: Enhance student clinical education, clinical service provision to citizens of the Mid-Atlantic Region, and outreach to the community.
Objective 1.1: Focus on the student and faculty development in the area of cultural competence.
Objective 1.2: Strengthen academic-community collaborations that provide clinical outreach and research opportunities.
Objective 1.3: Enhance students’ self-reflection and evaluation skills, including a focus on how they can enhance patient well-being.
Objective 1.4: Provide opportunities for students to participate in inter professional education (IPE).
Objective 1.5: Support the enhancement of clinical knowledge and skills outcomes.
Objective 1.6: Examine program requirements and curriculum relative to the changing needs of the professions and make changes as needed.
Goal #2: Examine and enhance opportunities for students to develop critical thinking and life-long learning skills.
Objective 2.1: Shift advising focus to student-focused planning for future career path and personal growth, rather than course selection.
Objective 2.2: Provide all students with the knowledge and skills required to be good consumers of research.
Goal #3: Support faculty and student research initiatives.
Objective3.1: Provide support for students to participate in research dissemination.
Objective 3.2: Develop a wide array of clinical and research collaborations with a focus on expanding student and faculty experiences.
Objective 3.3: Provide opportunities for faculty to share research findings with faculty and students within the department and college.
Objective 3.4: Share faculty and student research accomplishments with students, faculty, alumni, and others.
Goal #4: Support faculty professional and leadership development
Objective 4.1: Examine current methods of teaching, scholarship, and service, using multiple forms of input, to determine systems and technology that will enhance student outcomes.
Objective 4.2: Examine and improve faculty peer evaluation and mentoring process.
Objective 4.3: Examine and streamline time-consuming administrative and service tasks to enhance faculty time available for teaching and scholarship projects.
Objective 4.4: Provide training opportunities in conflict management for all faculty.
Objective 4.5: Provide time management/organizational skills training opportunities for faculty.
Objective 4.6: Identify faculty interested in academic leadership and provide project-based, applied learning opportunities and other specialty training.