Institutional Goal 1


Invest in the success of our workforce.

UTMB has a well-deserved reputation as a world-class teaching, research and health care delivery center driven by the success of our people. We attract, develop and retain the best and brightest individuals. We nurture a caring, culturally sensitive atmosphere.

We continuously invest in the success of our workforce and commit to an interprofessional, collaborative work environment. As we work together to work wonders, we create a strong culture of professionalism, teamwork and respect.

Together we are committed to being the academic medical center that leads the way in health sciences education, biomedical research advances and the highest quality patient care.

Our Strategies

  • Improve talent acquisition across UTMB.
  • Improve talent management across UTMB.

Our Tactics

  • Advance recruitment and succession plans.
  • Develop a workforce strategic plan.
  • Implement the “My Road Ahead” initiative across UTMB.
  • Expand professional and leadership development programs.
  • Advance workforce development plans.
  • Strengthen internal communication system to include regularly held manager-employee “briefings.”
  • Improve compensation systems to better monitor market position and be more responsive to market changes.

Our Outcomes

  • Engaged, well-trained employees
  • Strategic plan for meeting health system workforce needs
  • Advances in leadership development
  • Enhanced professional, collaborative environment
  • Improved internal communication system
  • Strategic clinical hires
  • Equitable compensation system that is aligned with the marketplace