Clinical Care Strategic Plan: 2018 - 2022

Aerial view of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Mission Statement

To advance health and wellness across the life span for the people of New York and the world through the education of tomorrow's leaders in health care and biomedical sciences, innovative research and outstanding clinical care.

Vision Statement

Deliver exceptional, compassionate health care through innovation and integration.

Clinical Care Core Values


Pioneer new approaches in health care practice, education and research.


Integrate diverse perspectives and contributions from the communities in which we work, live and learn.


Create and implement innovative solutions that advance medicine and improve health.


Through teamwork, multiply the impact of our work for the greatest possible benefit.


Pursue excellence and adhere to the highest standards in all endeavors.

Goals and Strategies

Goal 1: Develop an integrated health care delivery system for Buffalo and Western New York


  1. Address the essential components required to develop an integrated delivery system.
  2. Fully align UBMD into a cohesive multi-specialty academic practice positioned to provide value-based care.
  3. Strengthen coordination of care across disciplines, health professionals and sites.
  4. Develop an integrated, interprofessional clinical practice.

Goal 2: Lead patient-centered, quality-driven care throughout our community


  1. Enhance institutional capacity and commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  2. Foster a culture of service and patient-centered care.
  3. Position The Jacobs School as the authority on best practices, quality and clinical innovation.

Goal 3: Assure comprehensive, quality health care services for all


  1. Improve patient access to primary care services.
  2. Adopt a multi-pronged approach to make care more affordable and accessible.
  3. Collaborate within our communities to improve health and wellness.

Goal 4: Incorporate new knowledge and innovation in the delivery of integrated health care


  1. Expand clinical research. (Linked to Research Strategy 2.1)
  2. Strengthen the school’s innovative and entrepreneurial research culture. (Linked to Research Strategy 2.2)
  3. Align clinical and research priorities across the academic health system.

Goal 5: Grow clinical volume and income to enhance the academic health care system’s financial sustainability


  1. Collaborate with hospital partners to develop a robust funds flow model to support education and research.
  2. Develop a unified plan to increase market share locally, regionally and nationally.
  3. Cultivate strong relationships with community physicians.

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Curtis, Anne
Anne Curtis, MD
Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair & SUNY Distinguished Professor


Gibbons, Kevin
Kevin Gibbons, MD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery