TTUHSC Strategic Plan | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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TTUHSC strategic plan

Forging the Future

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has firmly established itself as a national leader among health sciences institutions of higher education. This plan serves as our guide toward building on our recognized teaching strength and position as a leader in health-related higher education.

TTUHSC 2020 Strategic Plan

Building upon the 2013-2018 strategic plan, our 2020 strategic plan, with its five priorities, formalizes the trajectory of TTUHSC by focusing on academics, research, service and outreach, people, and administrative operations. DOWNLOAD PLAN

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Provide innovative educational programs that prepare students to be competent and caring healthcare professionals and researchers.

  • Promote innovative approaches in teaching and learning
  • Provide meaningful interprofessional education experiences
  • Enhance personal and professional development of students


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Advance our research portfolio with emphasis on areas of strength and collaboration.

  • Develop infrastructure plan that maximizes resources and increases collaboration of research and scholarly activity in areas of strength
  • Explore novel funding opportunities and other activities to increase research and enhance TTUHSC’s visibility and reputation



Service and Outreach

Improve overall health and access to healthcare for communities in our region through the provision of patient care services and community outreach.

  • Leverage our unique position as a comprehensive academic healthcare center to provide a collaborative and positive patient experience
  • Make positive impacts through service, outreach, and engagement driven by community needs and TTUHSC expertise
  • Integrate telemedicine/telehealth into our service offerings to enhance our reputation as a leader in telemedicine/telehealth



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Create a sustainable, values-based culture.

  • Identify and integrate values which forge our identity
  • Invest in people growth and development to become the employer of choice in each of TTUHSC’s markets


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Ensure the operations and infrastructure effectively and efficiently support the mission of the institution.

  • Improve operational infrastructure to better meet the unique academic, service, research, and business needs of our campuses and sites
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to accomplish the mission of the institution