SCUP

Medical / Allied Health Facility

Example Plans

2010–2020 Institutional Master Plan Second Amendment

An amendment to the university medical campus master plan, detailing an additional expansion.
Conference Recordings

Centering Wellbeing and Whole Student Health on Campus

Join us as we take a deep dive into three universities’ recent campus projects aimed at promoting student health and share takeaways at critical junctures of the integrated planning processes.
Conference Presentations

Changing Landscapes and Environments in Health Professions Education

Come learn how the campus built environment is changing in response to the healthcare industry's evolving challenges and opportunities.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Changing the Future of Health Care

Designed and built for collaborative, interdisciplinary education through a highly engaged process, this building transforms health care education and health care for the entire state.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Creating Adaptive Learning Environments

A health professions building project at Central Michigan University provides focus for a theoretical and practical discussion of effective planning to optimize human, spatial, and digital connections for learner-centered environments.
Conference Recordings

Creating Empathy-Driven Design Collaborations with Virtual Reality

We will demonstrate how we incorporated VR into stakeholder engagement for the University of Virginia's Student Health and Wellness Center to address health outcomes, promote student learning, and collaborate with interdisciplinary partners across campus.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Cultivating Integration

The MUSC Urban Farm is designed to be a living classroom where students, faculty, staff, and the community come together to explore the connection between food and health.
Conference Recordings

Data-driven Space Strategies for Research-intensive Institutions

In this session, you'll learn multiple techniques—analytical, participatory, and action-oriented—that will help you enroll stakeholders, think strategically, and act more constructively to advance space management approaches at your institution.
Example Plans

Highland Campus Master Plan

Master plan for a community college system’s newest campus, including the relocation of several programs.
Conference Presentations

Integrating an Academic Medical Center with a Private Hospital

In this session, we will show how a successful design process integrates an academic medical center with a private hospital campus (including a Level 1 trauma center), simultaneously advancing education for students and improving patient outcomes.
Conference Recordings

Keynote: USF Health Downtown

In this panel discussion, you’ll learn how the University of South Florida (USF) is remaking an urban landscape through their medical programs in downtown Tampa.
Conference Presentations

Launching the Duquesne College of Osteopathic Medicine From the Ground Up

Establishing a new college within a university requires coordination with the accrediting body, other university disciplines, the city, donors, and neighboring landowners. We’ll outline and discuss how we navigated the process, challenges, and opportunities related to Duquesne University’s new College of Osteopathic Medicine, including the collaboration with the City of Pittsburgh’s Forbes Avenue Improvement Initiative.
Conference Presentations

Mapping Career Pathways from the Community College Campus to Regional Industry

Community colleges provide equitable access to higher education and pathways to sustainable careers. This session will show how Laurel Ridge Community College (LRCC) secured its role in the regional economy by aligning programs with community priorities and mapping students’ career pathways to inform facilities planning.
Conference Presentations

New School of Nursing: Innovative Educational Technologies Wrapped in Tradition

Many campuses face challenges integrating with their surrounding urban contexts. Gateway buildings along campus edges can reinvigorate campus-city connectivity while a contextual design can contribute to an institution’s sense of place.
Conference Presentations

Not Your Typical Classroom

This session will explore current and emerging approaches for medical teaching environments that enhance learning outcomes as well as inventive ways of leveraging building infrastructure for maximum functionality.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Optimizing for Growth

Thomas Jefferson University focused on culture, communications, and collaboration during a transformational period of combining institutions.
Conference Recordings

Setting the Stage for World-class Surgical Innovation and Training

Discover how you can coordinate with students, faculty, and industry leaders to plan flexible spaces in your institution's existing facilities that evolve alongside educational and industry trends.
Conference Presentations

Solving the Collaboration Equation for an Interprofessional Health Education Facility

Learn how to deliver on a singular vision with a large-scale, complex, joint-venture project by using immersive collaborative practices and continuous improvement processes, based on a project between Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic.
Conference Presentations

Speed, Efficiency, and Consensus Through the Collaborative Process

Come learn from our unique approach in which actual users participate in designing an outpatient center on the Nebraska Medical Campus, allowing implementation of new processes and efficiencies known only to medical center staff.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Stakeholder Engagement Paves the Journey from Learning to Employment

Planners for West Coast University connected with stakeholders to solicit input and gain consensus on decisions. The result is a technology-rich building and academic program that helps nursing students achieve their objectives
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The New Frontier

U-M’s libraries are not just flourishing, they’re futuristic—embracing the latest technologies and trends in design while maintaining their ultimate mission of enabling and empowering discovery.
Conference Recordings

Tour: The University of South Florida’s (USF) Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation (CAMLS)

The University of South Florida’s (USF) Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation (CAMLS) is a world-class facility dedicated to simulation-based healthcare education, training, and developing innovative solutions that improve patient outcomes and reduce preventable medical errors.
Conference Recordings

Transforming Medical Center Pandemic Responses into Creative Community Partnerships

Join us to discover how you can apply academic medical center (AMC) pandemic responses for long-term best practices at your institution.
Blog Post

What If the Building We Work in Could Make Us Healthier?

During the recent 2023 Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) 2023 Annual Conference in Cleveland, Niraj Dangoria, Stanford University’s associate dean of facilities planning, and management, and Paul Woolford and Julia Cooper of HOK, reported how they used integrated planning to construct the Center for Academic Medicine for the Stanford University School of Medicine.