Let's Get to YES!

The BioMed Service Improvement Task Force has transitioned to a division-wide process improvement group that will continue its mission to reduce administrative burden and improve BioMed organizational efficiency. 

Is there a process that you think needs improvement? Think BIG! needs your ideas and feedback; we are counting on you to identify opportunities for positive change! Feel free to contact a group member or submit ideas and suggestions to [email protected]. Please be sure to include specific examples and, if possible, accompany feedback with solutions. Let’s Get to YES! 

We value your feedback; however, we may not be able to implement all suggestions due to the availability of resources and other limitations. Below is a list of suggestions we are currently working on. For these suggestions, subcommittees have been formed to discuss, review, and help establish procedures and guidance. 

If you are interested in serving on Think BIG please complete an application and email to [email protected]

Think BIG Members 

  • Francie Emlen (BioMed Medical Affairs)
  • Heather Carreiro (BMFPO)
  • Michelle O'Brien (BMHR)
  • Samantha Rathbun (BMHR)
  • Brenda Slaney (OGPS)
  • John Umbel (BioMed Medical Affairs)
  • Leah McCue (BMFPO)
  • Victoria Delmonico (MMI)
  • Amy Cohen (MCB)







Create a BioMed Link Directory or FAQ/How do I? A one-stop site to direct administrators for guidance on a particular topic, program, or form.

Initial draft is ready for review and feedback by the larger group

Review faculty arrival and departure process

In progress

Streamline the current sub-award process with OSP

In progress 

Evaluate the grants and financial coordinator/specialist roles In progress
Asset tags and University process. Investigate opportunities for database, bi-annual inventory In progress
Space database for labs; work with University Facilities Management for access to results of surveys to help drive IDC In progress