Strategic Initiatives

Planning and Priorities

Heritage College Building Blueprints

Creating the blueprint for a successful future

Our strategic initiatives are planfully guiding us toward our goals. Explore what's driving us forward.  

Strategic Plan


Strategic plan collage

Our 2018-2021 Heritage College
Strategic Plan acts as a road map
to guide us to critical milestones
over the next three years,
positioning us
for even greater success
over the next 10 years.


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Curriculum Transformation


2 students and faculty member

Two major initiatives launch in August 2018. Our new curricula are designed to keep pace with changes in health care delivery and meet the needs of students, patients, health systems and communities.



New Medical Education Facilities in Athens


New Med Ed building atrium sketch

The Heritage College is working with
Ohio University to plan a new $65 million
academic home for our Athens campus that will anchor the university’s future Union Street Green. 

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Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Award


Rick Vincent announces OHF gift

In 2011, the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation approved a $105 million award,  Vision 2020: Leading the Transformation of Primary Care in Ohio, to transform our college into a nationally prominent institution that trains primary care physicians to serve the rural and underserved areas in Ohio.

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Research Strategy


2 student researchers

In May 2014, the Heritage College launched a multiplatform initiative to advance its research strategy. The initiative involved gathered data from faculty/staff surveys, focus groups, message boards, strategy planning meetings, and all-faculty forums and led to many significant milestones for the college.

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Dublin Campus Master Plan


Dublin campus main building

The OHIO Board of Trustees and the city of Dublin approved the university’s Dublin Framework Plan, which is being incorporated within the city of Dublin’s West Innovation District plan and is designed to “unify the powers of industry, government and academia and set a state and national standard for mixed-use campuses.”

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