Town Hall

Click the links below to view the summary, videos and presentation materials from previous meetings.
  • Town Hall Meeting - January 18, 2019

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    Please attend the next President's Town Hall on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at noon in the Levin Hall Main Auditorium on the Galveston Campus. Dr. Callender will discuss a variety of topics including the latest financial results, the opening of the UTMB Health Clear Lake Campus, construction updates and news about the Best Care initiative.
  • Town Hall Meeting - September 19, 2018

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    We hope you were able to join us for the President’s Town Hall on  Wednesday, Sept. 19 in Levin Hall and streamed online. Dr. Callender discussed a variety of topics, including year-end financial results, an update on our recently announced letter of intent to lease the facility in Webster, and construction and mission-area updates.
  • Town Hall Meeting - May 11, 2018

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    We hope you were able to join us for the May 11, 2018, UTMB Town Hall Meeting. President David Callender discussed a variety of topics including financial and construction updates.
  • Town Hall Meeting - January 24, 2018

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    We hope you were able to join us for the Jan. 24, 2018, UTMB Town Hall Meeting. President David Callender discussed a variety of topics including financial and construction updates.
  • Town Hall Meeting - November 1, 2017

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    We hope you were able to join us for the Nov. 1 UTMB Town Hall Meeting. President David Callender discussed a variety of topics including finances, construction, mission-area updates as well as what was learned from Hurricane Harvey.
  • Town Hall Meeting - July 6, 2017

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    We hope you were able to join us for our special midsummer edition of the President’s Town Hall on Thursday, July 6. Dr. Callender discussed the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature and the probable impacts on UTMB. He also gave updates on the Best Care initiative, ongoing construction projects across the institution and UTMB’s finances.
  • Town Hall Meeting - February 2, 2017

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    If you missed the February 2017 Town Hall meeting, you can still view it. Dr. Callender helped kick-off the Family Campaign for UTMB’s Innovations in Mind fundraising initiative. He also provided updates on the John Sealy Hospital Fire on the Galveston Campus, discussed The Road Ahead—along with the Clinicial, Research and Education strategic plans—and shared information about communications initiatives taking place across the institution. He also discussed the new UTMB Wonders advertising campaign.
  • Town Hall Meeting - September 23, 2016

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    We hope you were able to attend a special Town Hall meeting devoted to Best Care on Sept. 23. At the meeting President David Callender, along with Dr. Danny Jacobs, executive vice president and provost, and dean of medicine; Cheryl Sadro, executive vice president and chief business and finance officer; and Donna Sollenberger, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the UTMB Health System, explained the new initiative and took questions from the audience. The Best Care initiative is the top priority for the institution, and senior leadership discussed how all employees can contribute to UTMB’s goal to achieve a top 20 ranking among academic medical centers by fiscal year 2018.
  • Town Hall Meeting - July 11, 2016

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    If you missed the July 2016 Town Meeting, you can still view it. Dr. Callender provided an “almost-end-of-the-fiscal-year” update. It included highlighting some outstanding employees, a discussion about the positions that were recently eliminated, construction and renovation updates, and an outlining of priorities for the coming fiscal year. Please view the following resources:
  • Town Hall Meeting - January 27, 2016

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    If you missed the January 27, 2016, UTMB Town Hall meeting or just want to see again what Dr. Callender had to say about recipients of the President’s Way To Go Awards, campus security and safety, or updates on how UTMB is growing for the future, check out the following resources.
  • Town Hall Meeting - November 16, 2015

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    If you missed the Town Hall Meeting, view the full video
  • Town Hall Meeting - July 10, 2015

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    If you missed the July 10, 2015, UTMB Town Hall meeting or just want to see again what Dr. Callender had to say about recipients of the first-ever President’s Way To Go Awards, how UTMB is growing for the future, results from the 84th Legislative Session, the six-year financial forecast and Road Ahead priorities for 2016-2018, check out the following resources
  • Town Hall Meeting - Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

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    We hope you were able to join President David Callender for the UTMB Town Hall meeting on Jan. 30 in Levin Hall Auditorium. He noted some of UTMB’s remarkable 2014 highlights and discussed plans for ensuring the success of UTMB’s mission in the future.
  • Town Hall Meeting - October 17, 2014

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    Watch the news conference which followed the Oct. 17 Town Hall.
  • Town Hall Meeting - September 18, 2014

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    Click here to see written answers to questions received via the Employee Advisory Council blog prior to the meeting.

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