Academic Health Care

Time and Change Strategic Plan

What is our aspiration?

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will continue our ascent as a leading academic medical center, pioneering breakthrough health care solutions and improving people's lives.

Why is this important?

The Wexner Medical Center plays a critical role in serving the health needs of our community and driving national breakthroughs in research that ultimately save lives.

Our university has an opportunity to grow the size and excellence of our health system enterprise to meet the evolving needs of Ohioans and to enhance our national reputation as a leader in academic medicine.


  • Foster an environment to attract and develop a diverse and talented team committed to a culture of innovation and diversity
  • Pioneer life-altering biomedical discoveries and their translation into breakthrough health care solutions
  • Create an innovative health care delivery model that provides high-value care with an unparalleled patient experience and access
  • Implement an innovative interdisciplinary educational model to educate the most diverse and sought-after health professionals in the world
  • Create healthy communities and partnerships by addressing Ohio’s most pressing health needs
  • Be a responsible steward of all resources

Strategic plan resources

Our ambitions are bold because that is the Ohio State way. Our responsibility is great because families in Ohio and beyond require us to be the very best we can be. Our future is bright because we are Buckeyes — and we have 150 years of excellence to help light the way.