Group on Institutional Planning (GIP)
The primary mission of the AAMC’s Group on Institutional Planning (GIP) is to advance the discipline of planning in academic medicine by enhancing the skills and knowledge of professional planners, promote the value of planning, and connect people, resources, and ideas.
- Research Lab Space Productivity at U.S. Medical Schools – Part 2
- AAMC’s Medical School Operations (MSO) Unit
- Postsecondary Education Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM) (PDF)
- 2019 Summary on Institutional Space Policies Survey
- Strategic Planning Resources
- GIP Toolkit (PDF)
- GIP Orientation Guide (PDF)
- New Buildings
- Capital Investment Data
- Preparing for a Post-COVID Era: Workplace Policies and Practices Final Report
Additional resources can be found below in the GIP Resources Library.
- Introduction to Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Cost Rates
- Understanding Allyship and Responding to Microaggressions through Bystander Intervention Workshops
- How Space, Workforce, and Strategic Planning Leaders Can Keep an Eye on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Time of COVID-19
- Building a Shared Commitment When Creating Anti-Racist Institutions
- Leveraging the Operations Management Tool (OMT) for Business Decisions and Assessing Financial and Operations Health
- Community Conversation - Human Resources as a Critical Element of Institutional Strategy
- GBA/GIP Virtual Programming: The Hub
Guide to the Group on Institutional Planning
Leadership and Committees
The Steering Committee sets policies for the Group on Institutional Planning and manages the group's affairs. GIP members may join one of the three GIP subcommittees on facilities planning and space management; strategic planning and management; or data-driven academic medical centers work group.
Meet the Staff
Shawn Rosen-Holtzman, MBA
Director, Constituent Engagement
Molly Devine, MPA
Constituent Engagement Specialist
To reach a member of the GIP program staff, please contact GIP@aamc.org.
The GIP membership is comprised of a diverse group of over 500 leaders responsible for all aspects of institutional planning. GIP members must be appointed by his or her medical school dean or teaching hospital CEO. Learn more about GIP membership.
Connect with other members of the Group on Institutional Planning and stay informed on group news and priorities.
- Webinar on Faculty Office Space: Research and Strategies to Address Real Versus Perceived Needs
- Building and Sustaining High Functioning Teams Webinar
- Developing, Implementing and Monitoring Your Strategic Plan
- Operationalizing Your Strategic Plan- Part II
- Effective Communication
- Facilitation - An Invaluable Skill Set to Achieve Organization's Success
- Tips and Tools to Successfully Implement a Strategic Plan
- Understanding Unconscious Bias in the Health Professions and How to Mitigate It
- Emergency Management and Organizational Resilience in Higher Education: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Adversity
- Making a Bold Move: Learn How Two Medical Schools Plan to Relocate Their Campuses to Downtown Sites
- Physicians Compensation Strategies and Approaches in a Changing Environment
- Managing the Transition From Fee-For-Service to Population Health Management
- The Use of Data in Master Planning
- Data Governance in Academic Medicine
- Financing the Academic Mission: How Medical Schools Work
- Resources for Communicating Your Strategic Plan: To Enlighten, Convince, Motivate, and Align
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award program was created to recognize the contributions of members (current and/or former) of the GIP who, by virtue of their effort and service, have contributed significantly to the advancement of the mission of the GIP.
Official governance and administration information for members of the Group on Institutional Planning.
- Understanding Utilization Measures for Evaluating Research Space (PDF)
- Challenges with Data Driven Metrics for Space Planning (PDF)
- Research Lab Space Productivity at U.S. Medical Schools (PDF)
- Space Planning and Management in Academic Medical Centers (PDF)
- Trends in Clinical Offices Across Academic Medical Centers
- Learning Spaces for Health Care Education: Best Practices in Design
- Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: A Strategic Planning Guide
- GIP Glossary of Terms (PDF)
- Data Resources for Institutional Planners
- Virtual Tours Playlist
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