The University of Texas System Board of Regents have launched a national search for a new President of The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and is currently accepting nominations and applications for the position.
UTMB is one of the leading research-intensive academic health centers in the nation. Along with a uniquely important role in Texas history as the state’s first medical school, it is investing in continued movement toward becoming one of the very best, nationally recognized for the quality and reach of its clinical care and its research. Founded in 1891, UTMB was the first medical school and hospital in the country under unified leadership. The UTMB of today is a four campus, $2.8 billion modern health care system with 3,940 students, 964 faculty, and schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions, Public and Population Health, as well as a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
As chief executive officer of UTMB, the President leads the educational, research and clinical missions of a comprehensive academic health center of more than 3900 students and 964 faculty, including schools of medicine, nursing, health professions, public and population health, and graduate biomedical sciences; four institutes for advanced study; a major medical library; a world renowned research enterprise; a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care; and numerous research facilities and centers.
The President of UTMB will articulate and execute the strategic direction of the organization, work closely with The University of Texas System Leadership Team and Board of Regents to elevate the brand, promote and advance the journey of academic excellence, and energize UTMB’s workforce and leadership to achieve goals. This individual will focus on innovation and growth, ensuring that UTMB remains financially strong, responsive to consumers, and adaptive to ever-changing market conditions.