STRATEGIES, TACTICS AND METRICS
Promote collaboration and cross disciplinary efforts within UCSF
- Develop an infrastructure to establish UCSF leadership in bioinformatics
- By Dec. 31, 2012, develop a plan for leveraging computational sciences to promote translational research.
- By Dec. 31, 2012, establish a new partnership with another UC campus to share best practices and ideas.
- By June 30, 2014, build a bioinformatics initiative across all schools, including setting targets for hiring and training.
Invest in infrastructure that enables UCSF to excel at basic, clinical and population research
- Improve infrastructure to support basic clinical and population research.
- Expand and staff Research Development office by June 30, 2012 to build a community to share best practices in grant pursuit and writing.
- Continue ongoing efforts to invest in Enabling Technology Centers.
- Enhance existing data repositories and mining tools and improve existing views of data by June 30, 2012.
Lead and influence biomedical research policy at the national and international levels.
- Identify impactful, innovative initiatives in biomedical research that can proactively influence policy.
- Establish at least two agency partnerships in which UCSF plays a senior advisor role by Dec. 31, 2012.
- Develop a minimum of one pilot program by Dec. 31, 2012, involving collaboration between UCSF and a government entity with a high-impact objective.
- By June 30, 2012, initiate work on project to explore innovative research models with potential policy implications.