Mission, Vision and Strategies

Applying research to optimize care© 

Become a national leader in health services research focusing on interprofessional team-based practice, education and research to advance the science of health and health care delivery.


•   Undertake, facilitate and coordinate interprofessional collaborative research aimed at identifying optimal methods to deliver high value health care rationally

•   Provide leadership in the science of health care delivery and guidance across the University of Kentucky while engaging faculty and staff from the relevant Colleges

•   Provide the expertise needed for UK HealthCare® to become a learning health system

•   Provide guidance to health care teams to optimize the value of care for patients served by UK HealthCare by leveraging expertise in information technology, analytics, implementation science, industrial engineering, survey methodology, decision making and quality improvement