Strategy, Planning and Public Policy

Systemwide Strategy & Planning

This function provides a coordinated examination of the full UC Health landscape (including existing initiatives) to identify and evaluate new opportunities; spot and remedy inconsistencies and redundancies; and drive and facilitate coordination among the campuses to prioritize activities and take action.

The function includes a devoted strategic planning function (including market analysis, business development and project management capabilities) which enables UC Health to support the health sciences campuses in aligning with each other, and in advancing mutually-agreed-upon regional and system-wide initiatives and transactions – and in particular to advance initiatives where a multi-campus approach is necessary or beneficial.

Convening and coordinating with campus leadership, UC Health seeks to reach consensus on areas of future collaboration, and to support execution of agreed-upon projects and transactions, including opportunities to improve synergies between the clinical enterprise and health professional schools.

This function also works with UCOP’s Office of General Counsel to manage the agenda and materials development and coordination for the Health Services Committee of the UC Regents.

Systemwide Health Policy

UC Health is establishing a public policy function that will collaborate with state and federal government relations to:

  • identify threats and opportunities to inform our business operations and strategy;
  • analyze proposed regulations and legislation and coordinate the development of system-level positions;
  • develop and implement processes to share information with appropriate internal audiences and seek their input; and
  • develop plans for government relations to strategically and proactively engage with policymakers and influentials, including in coordination with partners institutions, trade associations, as well as UC’s own subject matter experts.