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2011-2016 Strategic Plan

2011-2016 Strategic Plan

Goal 7: Sustainable Resources

Strategy 7.3: Culture of Philanthropy: Effectively engage our communities to develop a broad base of philanthropic support.


  1. Foster strong relationships with alumni, retirees, faculty, staff, and patients both locally and nationally.
  2. Effectively partner with UC Davis Health System and UC Davis development offices.
  3. Provide educational programs on development for faculty, leadership, and staff to augment philanthropic opportunities..
  4. Involve all centers, departments, and institutes in developing donor relationships to meet our fundraising goal.

Strategy 7.4: Physical Infrastructure: Ensure state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure for all mission areas

Tributes made during the groundbreaking celebration for the Larry N. Vanderhoef Commons


  1. Expand space for Schools of Health
  2. Procure additional resource space
  3. Ensure highly functional, accessible and attractive clinical facilities
  4. Develop a well-defined process for evaluating, staging and selecting investments both within budget cycle and outside of the budget cycle.


Strategy 7.5: Environmental Stewardship: Use evidence-based approaches to evaluate and reduce our impact on the environment and reduce our dependence on non-renewable energy.


medical service reprocessing
See how reprocessing healthcare waste streams can yield financial and environmental benefits, an article by Chief Financial Officer, Tim Maurice, and Sustainability Administrator, John Danby.

  1. Create a central source of updates and information on efforts and opportunities for achieving environmental stewardship objectives. COMPLETE
  2. Increase waste diversion in the Operating Rooms and procedural areas.
  3. Minimize the amount of health system generated waste sent to the landfill.
  4. Actively promote a culture that values sustainability. 

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