Our priorities

Our Students, Our Strengths

In our strategic plan—Our Students, Our Strengths—we outline our shared vision and plan for the future, including how we can continue to meaningfully enhance the well-being of the individuals and communities we serve.

This plan is borne out of our commitment to open faculty communication and interaction. We believe in engaging faculty members across the department in ongoing conversation and have annual retreats where our faculty comes together to share learnings, ideas and insights. 

As we continue to transform our department, we’re focused on three priorities over the next few years:
 

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A culture of community

By strengthening collaborations and engagement within the department, including students, faculty, alumni and staff, we foster an environment that is collaborative, positive, supportive and inclusive.

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High quality training programs

Through our renowned and award-winning training programs, we’re able to nurture the next generation of public health leaders.

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Precision public health

We recognize that aligning with the Cumming School of Medicine’s vision, Creating the Future of Health, involves a paradigm shift towards precision health