The University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (UK CHSR) is an active
contributor to the University for Kentucky's focused efforts to become a national model for a
thriving, public, residential, research-intensive campus and UK HealthCare® advancing to serve
the health care needs of Kentucky and beyond. The Center particularly focuses on how best to
enhance the value of health care delivered by a well-integrated health delivery system to
individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities, and populations.
Over the next five years, the Center’s leadership will use the following plan to direct acquisition
and investment of resources in faculty recruitment, seed grant development funding, space, and
other mechanisms to promote health services research at UK.
The CHSR’s strategic planning process is a dynamic undertaking guided by multiple levels of
input and interactions, including: CHSR leadership, faculty and staff, a Steering Committee, an
Internal Advisory Board and an External Advisory Board. The CHSR’s guide for success is
integrated and aligned with institutional and UK HealthCare® initiatives. This iterative process
has led to the following comprehensive strategic vision for the Center for Health Services
The CHSR's full 5-Year Strategic Plan can be viewed here.