Plan to attend: ‘Great Minds, Greater Discoveries’ kickoff event

January 30, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership

In a message to the biomedical research community, Steven Kunkel, Ph.D., senior associate dean for research at the U-M Medical School and chief scientific officer for Michigan Medicine, recently announced the medical school’s new strategic research plan, “Great Minds, Greater Discoveries.” The multi-year plan will focus largely on people, who Kunkel noted are “our greatest resource.”

The objective of the new plan is to increase faculty competitiveness and their ability to pursue major scientific questions in a rich and diverse environment that leads to discoveries that inspire new preventions, treatments and cures.

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a launch event to learn more about the initiative:

When: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19

Where: BSRB, Kahn Auditorium

Click here to RSVP

“Our ultimate goal for ‘Great Minds, Greater Discoveries’ is to work together to create transformative knowledge that advances science and improves health,” said Kunkel. “I look forward to seeing everyone at the kickoff, and our entire research enterprise collaborating in the future on this exciting new initiative.”