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Theme 4: People—2015 Original

Note: This is an archived version of the original Leading Change: Strategic Plan 2015–2020.

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Theme 4 in Leading Change: Strategic Plan 2015–2020 is:

People: supporting our agents of change—our faculty, staff, and alumni

Goals

  1. Recruit faculty members in support of the School’s strategic plan
  2. Retain exceptional, engaged faculty and staff members
  3. Increase alumni involvement in the life of the School
  4. Advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion across the School

Goal 1: Recruit faculty members in support of the School’s strategic plan

4.1.1

Strengthen and expand the faculty expertise required to meet our strategic plan goals … by recruiting faculty members who are leaders in the areas of mass spectrometry, chemical biology, enabling technologies, bioengineering (medical devices and/or drug delivery), systems pharmacology, health outcomes research (pharmacoeconomics, medication outcomes, formulary management), health services expertise (innovative practice modeling), and medication therapy management (specialty pharmacy).

Drivers: Tejal Desai, PhD; Lisa Kroon, PharmD; James Wells, PhD

With: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Completed by: 2018

4.1.2

Advocate for additional faculty housing assistance and child care important for recruitment … by uniting the efforts of all four schools and the Graduate Division to make this a budgetary and operational goal.

Drivers: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD; Michael Nordberg, MPA/HSA

With: Dean’s Leadership Group

Completed by: July 2016

Goal 2: Retain exceptional, engaged faculty and staff members

4.2.1

Create an exceptional faculty orientation … by working with UCSF Human Resources and the School’s three departments to apply contemporary management principles to this process.

Drivers: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD; Michael Nordberg, MPA/HSA

With: Department managers, Human Resources Department

Completed by: July 2016

4.2.2

Ensure that volunteer faculty preceptors of advanced pharmacy practice experiences are in agreement with the goals of the new PharmD curriculum … by implementing a revised preceptor training program.

Driver: Advanced pharmacy practice program directors for San Francisco, Sacramento/Davis, Los Angeles/Orange County, North Bay, South Bay; Director of Experiential Education

With: Education Policy Committee

Completed by: 2017

4.2.3

Support staff development at the local level … by making annual professional development integral to the performance evaluation process.

Driver: Michael Nordberg, MPA/HSA

With: Department and unit managers

Completed by: July 2015

4.2.4

Make leadership development programs available to faculty and staff members with leadership potential and interest … by identifying appropriate programs and funding.

Driver: Michael Nordberg, MPA/HSA

With: Tejal Desai, PhD; B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD; Lisa Kroon, PharmD; James Wells, PhD

Completed by: 2015

4.2.5

Engage staff at the School level … by holding regular dean’s town hall staff meetings.

Drivers: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

With: Michael Nordberg, MPA/HSA

Completed by: July 2015 and held annually

4.2.6

Share the expertise of the faculty directly with the staff … by offering every staff member and/or member of his/her family a confidential MedList consultation.

Driver: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

With: Department of Clinical Pharmacy faculty

Completed by: 2015 and offered annually

Goal 3: Increase alumni involvement in the life of the School

4.3.1

Personally connect our alumni with the everyday work of the School … by working with the Pharmacy Alumni Association to identify and pilot best approaches.

Driver: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD; president of the Pharmacy Alumni Association Board of Governors

With: Pharmacy Alumni Association Board of Governors, Rachel Katsuura

Completed by: 2016

4.3.2

Sharpen outreach to alumni … by alumni engagement in new activities, such as regional events, and increasing engagement in existing events, such as Alumni Weekend.

Drivers: School Alumni Relations Team and their Alumni Relations Office colleagues

Completed by: 2015 and forward

Goal 4: Advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion across the School

4.4.1

Strengthen the diversity of our student body … by continuing our holistic PharmD admissions process, which considers all of an applicant’s background and experiences.

Drivers: Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH

With: Admissions Committee

Completed by: 2015 and forward

4.4.2

Ensure equitable pay among faculty members … by conducting an annual faculty equity analysis and adjusting any inequities as needed.

Drivers: Thomas Kearney, PharmD, DABT

With: Tejal Desai, PhD; B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD; Lisa Kroon, PharmD; James Wells, PhD

Completed by: 2015 and forward

4.4.3

Champion inclusion … by participating in campus initiatives that increase awareness of unconscious biases and build a welcoming and supportive workplace environment.

Driver: Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH

With: Renee Navarro, PharmD, MD; Office of Diversity and Outreach

Completed by: 2015 and forward


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