Strategy and Innovation provides expertise and tools that engage groups to make sense of situations and design strategic steering and actions in response when: 

  • the topic is complex or difficult to tackle – whether it is a strategic challenge, opportunity, or risk; and  
  • analysis, evaluation, measurement, and/or control insufficient to deliver results.

We provide:

  • Advice on how to do this yourself.
  • A space designed for collaboration that you can use on your own.
  • Professionally facilitated workshops and projects.

Our services are free of charge.
(Some restrictions and exceptions apply)

Our Services

Design and process consultation

Our experts are available to provide guidance and recommendations on methods to employ for your situation. 

To schedule a consultation, email Steve Weissenburger, Director, with a brief description of the situation you want to discuss.

Collaboration Space
Amplify your own work in our collaboration space! 

Our 7,000 sq. ft. Collaboration Space provides the right environment to accelerate and amplify your collaboration. Perfect for grappling with ideas and developing solutions. Have an ‘off-site, off-campus’ experience in VUMC’s own space at no charge!

Click here for additional information and how to reserve.
If you have questions, email strategyandinnovation@vumc.org or call 615-322-3118.


Workshops and projects
Leave the process to the experts

Our team of experts is available to facilitate workshops tailored to your specific needs. Whether you need our established methods or a custom approach, we can accommodate groups of 3 to 48+ people, in-person and virtual, lasting from 2 hours up to 2 days. We also can facilitate projects that achieve some of the same results without a workshop. 

We use methods and processes that amplify and accelerate your performance in a fun and engaging experience. 

Learn more about our methods and what to expect from our Workshops & Projects.
To make a request, email Steven Weissenburger, Director. 

Our Location

We are located at 3401 West End Ave, Suite 290.

  • You enter the building from the parking garage on Acklen Ave. (click here for map)
  • The front entrance on West End is not accessible to visitors.
  • Guests from campus and nearby buildings can use the Crystal Terrace and 3401 West End shuttle. Shuttle times from Medical Center North are:
    Depart MCN For Arrive at
    :15 3401 West End :33
    :25 Crystal Terrace :43
    :45 3401 West End :03
    :55 Crystal Terrace :13
  • We will validate parking for anyone who uses the garage.



How to contact us

Email: strategyandinnovation@vumc.org

Phone: 615-322-3118

Our Team

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