Vision and Objectives

Targeted, reliable, impactful research to improve anesthesiology clinical practice

Our Vision

A sustainable research program that improves clinical practice, promotes scientific break-throughs, and upholds the Wisconsin Idea


Our Objectives

Promote research by improving the faculty experience and collaboration

  • Partner with the department faculty to stimulate a culture of research accomplishment 
  • Increase awareness of the impact of Anesthesiology research
  • Pave the way for faculty achievements through exceptional research services
  • Improve researcher productivity and satisfaction by reducing administrative burden
  • Advocate for the needs of the research faculty and staff
  • Champion collaborative ventures and mentorships within Anesthesiology, across campus, and in the community
  • Provide support for industry sponsored and investigator initiated clinical research
  • Promote diversification of research funding for clinical, basic, and translational studies.

Foster a fiscally transparent and sustainable research environment

  • Identify and adapt best practices
  • Nurture a culture of transparency and accountability
  • Strategically assess and effectively manage risks, benefits, and opportunities
  • Promote project ownership, shared responsibility, and smart redundancies
  • Develop strong relationships with sponsors, process partners and the campus research community
  • Enhance researchers’ abilities to obtain and manage diversified sponsored research
  • Streamline business processes and integrate services

Train and retain the highest quality research faculty and staff

  • Promote the ethical conduct of research and compliance
  • Cultivate a learning environment that challenges and stimulates 
  • Support professional development of skills and competencies
  • Leverage strengths and encourage innovation of all team members
  • Encourage staff engagement and participation at all levels 
  • Develop talent, leadership, and career paths for faculty and staff