Town Hall

Click the links below to view the summary, videos and presentation materials from previous meetings.
  • Watch the Special Town Hall meeting on COVID-19

    Date/Time: , 2020 - - Location: Levin Hall - 102 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550 United States
    To help increase communication about the virus to UTMB faculty, staff and students, President ad interim Dr. Ben G. Raimer hosted a special Town Hall on Friday, March 6. The meeting provided an update on what we know about the new virus, how our world-class infectious disease scientists are studying it, and how UTMB plans to respond if and when our region is affected.
  • Town Hall Meeting-February 14, 2020

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    In case you missed it: the February 14, 2020, Town Hall meeting, is available now. Dr. Raimer provided financial and mission-area updates as well as thanked UTMB's researchers for their efforts in making UTMB a top academic medical center.
  • Watch the open forum on UTMB presidential search

    Date/Time: , 2020 - - Location: William C. Levin Hall - 102 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550 USA
    The University of Texas System leadership hosted an open forum, “The Search for a new UTMB President,” on Thursday, Jan. 9 in the Levin Hall Auditorium on the Galveston Campus.
  • Town Hall Meeting-December 4, 2019

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    In case you missed it, the December 4, 2019, Town Hall meeting, is available now. Dr. Raimer provided financial and mission-area updates as well as touched on UTMB's strategic direction for the coming year
  • Town Hall Meeting - September 25, 2019

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    We hope you were able to join us on Wednesday, September 25 for the President's Town Hall where we celebrated our latest Best Care achievement. In addition, UTMB President ad interim Dr. Ben Raimer was joined by Cheryl Sadro, chief financial officer, Dr. Charles Mouton, executive vice president, provost and dean of the School of Medicine, and Dr. Tim Harlin, executive vice president and CEO of the Health System, as they discuss a variety of topics, including financial results and mission-area updates.
  • Town Hall-July 18, 2019

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    We hope you were able to join us for the President’s Town Hall on Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Levin Hall and streamed online. Dr. Callender discussed a variety of topics, including financial results and an update on our campuses as well as took a closer look at what's driving the rapid pace of change at UTMB and Academic Medical Centers across the United States.
  • Town Hall Meeting - January 18, 2019

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    We hope you were able to join us for the President’s Town Hall on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Levin Hall and streamed online. Dr. Callender discussed a variety of topics, including financial results, an update on our campuses, including the newly established Clear Lake Campus, along with construction and mission-area updates.
  • 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:

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