Strategic Goal 3: Community Outreach & Service

Develop and implement community outreach and service-learning programs that address health care needs of people in our communities. 

Key Objectives (Strategic Directions)

Develop and advance community partnerships which benefit both the community as well as the college

Strategies

  • Initiate new and strengthen existing service learning events, co-curricular activities,  and outreach programs
  • Build and develop opportunities for students and faculty to engage health populations in health literacy and advocacy
  • Work with current institutional partners with residency programs to evaluate possible partnerships with existing programs
  • Develop and implement community-based residency training programs

Identify and foster collaborations with other colleges and health care providers that enhance Interprofessional Education (IPE) and service learning activities

Strategies

  • Build and strengthen partnerships for health education programs with diverse communities for IPE activities
  • Establish a Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy Office of Community Outreach and Interprofessional Education
  • Promote and ensure faculty participation in college and health science center initiated IPE activities

Foster and develop outreach activities which promote the pharmacy profession

Strategies

  • Ensure faculty development plan includes goals for community service activities
  • Utilize all media platforms to publicize student outreach activities
  • Develop and disseminate periodic communications report that highlights outreach and promotes the profession