Beginning in 2014-15 the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has continuously engaged in strategic planning activity focused on the basic sciences in our school.

This effort was undertaken with the understanding that the basic sciences are fundamental to every aspect of our mission as a leading academic medical center. The strategic plan describes key actions that serve as a roadmap as we navigate the ever-changing landscape of fundamental research and education.

Vision

Basic sciences in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health will advance human knowledge, prepare our students for the practice of medicine and the pursuit of research, and contribute to the improvement of the quality of life in Wisconsin and beyond.

Mission

Basic sciences in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are a multi-faceted enterprise focused on innovation, collaboration and fundamental discovery as the means to advance knowledge, teach and inform our students, and promote the Wisconsin Idea.

Strategic planning areas