Strategic Plan

Clinical Immunology Society Strategic Plan Summary

The Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) Executive Committee convened in 2014 to establish a three year strategic plan. This plan extending into 2017, will provide guidance into the activities of the CIS to ensure that every action is in line with the goals and missions of the society.


  • Expand Web-Based Education Resources
  • Expand Summer Schools
  • Increase Member Involvement in Annual Meeting
  • Establish reciprocity guidelines with current partner organizations
  • Develop partnerships with Asian and Australian societies
  • Increased connection with the PID community
  • Increase journal submissions
  • Build a communications, marketing, and publications plan to support the CIS strategic vision
  • Enhance positive relationships with members
  • Explore opportunities to create and enhance relationship with key stakeholders
  • Develop a method to demonstrate and communicate the value of CIS membership
  • Increase number of members outside the USA
  • Increase retention of trainees
  • Develop a platform using venues such as social media and listservs to promote community
  • Increase advocacy efforts for patients and clinicians
  • Develop diverse and competent Council and committees
  • Ensure appropriate staff and resources to support CIS programs and committees
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility
  • Conduct formal strategic planning reviews to ensure the program and work aligns with the strategic plan going forward