It is our belief that the best consulting results occur when an open and honest dialogue is maintained between the consultant and client throughout the engagement. We strive to develop trusting long-term relationships with a select group of institutions, and work hard to maintain open lines of communication.

In addition to the specific expertise that each of our consultants have, we also maintain strategic alliances with a number of other firms so that we can have access to additional expertise as needed. If CBO Partners® is not equipped to handle your specific need, we will not hesitate to connect you with a firm who specializes in a relevant area.

Our consultants have significant experience in operations and management at schools of medicine and in higher education in general. A few of the areas where our consultants have significant experience include:

  • Accreditation/re-accreditation financial reviews
  • Compensation design
  • Conflict of interest
  • Development and external affairs
  • Executive coaching
  • Executive recruiting
  • Financial analysis
  • Governance analysis
  • Interim management
  • Inter-institutional relationships
  • Leadership development
  • Operations and management
  • Organizational design
  • Performance improvement plans
  • Policy development
  • Productivity Assessment
  • Project facilitation
  • Process simplification and re-engineering
  • Retreat planning and facilitation
  • School/department/unit financial reviews
  • School/department/unit administrative reviews
  • Space Planning and Analysis
  • Strategic planning and evaluation
  • 360-degree assessments

Sample of Consulting Projects Completed:

Affiliation Agreement – Evaluation, Negotiation, and Renewal

Annual Budget Process Assessment – Review, Analysis, and Recommendations

Division Organizational Structure Assessment – Review, Analysis, and Recommendations

Information Technology Services Assessment – Review, Analysis, and Recommendations

Clinical Enterprise Merger – Gap analysis and Operational Integration

Performance Improvement Plan – Department of Family Medicine

Performance Improvement Plan – Department of Internal Medicine

Performance Improvement Plan – Department of Psychiatry

Professional Services Agreement – Evaluation, Negotiation, and Renewal

Research Association – Monthly Review of Financial Statements

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