Medical Student Education Committee

JAMES H. QUILLEN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
MEDICAL STUDENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

 
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CHARGE

The Medical Student Education Committee will serve as the institutional body that, together with the Executive Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, is responsible for the development, management, and evaluation of the undergraduate medical curriculum, designed to provide an integrated and relevant general medical education.  Operationally, the committee will forward its recommendations directly to the Executive Associate Dean, who, upon delegated authority from the Dean, after seeking appropriate faculty input when necessary, will implement such decisions.  The Medical Student Education Committee shall have authority to appoint subcommittees as appropriate to assist in its responsibilities.  The committee, with the aid of the Executive Associate Dean, will solicit input from the faculty, students, the administration, or the departments as to future curricular initiatives, policies, or procedures relating to the medical student curriculum.  The committee will likewise give periodic and frequent reports to the faculty, students,  administration, and departments regarding matters under review and any actions taken.  Specifically, the committee will:  
 
1.   make recommendations on matters concerning the administrative operation of the curriculum;
 
2.   decide on curricular revision as appropriate;
 
3.   develop and evaluate educational objectives;
 
4.   develop and implement a plan of ongoing evaluation of the curriculum; 
 
5.   recommend strategies to improve the learning environment and the effectiveness of instruction; and 
 
6.   take any other action as necessary to aid in the development, management, and evaluation of the undergraduate medical curriculum. 

STRUCTURE

The committee will be comprised of 13 faculty members, including the chair, appointed by the Executive Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs who will represent the Dean for this purpose.  Members may be  reappointed upon term completion.   College of Medicine and University faculty and staff will serve as consultants to the committee. 

Additionally, there will be four elected medical student representatives, one from each class.

 
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MEMBERS

DEPARTMENT

CONTACT INFO

( Revised September 2013)

Ramsey McGowen, PhD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Course Director

Chair

439-8005;

Voting Members

Caroline Abercrombie, MD

Academic Affairs; Section of Medical Education

439-2106;

Reid Blackwelder, MD

{Alternate: Beth Fox, MD}

Family Medicine; Director of Medical Student Education


245-9600;

Michelle Duffourc, PhD

Biomedical Sciences; Course Director

439-8864;

Jennifer Hall, PhD

Biomedical Sciences

439-6324;

Howard Herrell, MD

OB/GYN

439-6335;

Dave Johnson, PhD

Biomedical Sciences

439-2027;

Paul Monaco, PhD

Biomedical Sciences; Course Director

439-6717;

Jerry Mullersman, MD, PhD, MPH

Pathology

439-7029;

Ken Olive, MD

Executive Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs

439-6316;

Deidre Pierce, MD

Internal Medicine Kingsport

246-7931;

 

Fourth Year Medical Student

 

Jeremy Brooks

Third Year Medical Student

Rebekah Rollston

Second Year Medical Student

Jessica Arthur

First Year Medical Student

Non-Voting Members

Joe Florence, MD

Family Medicine - Director of Rural Programs

ex officio
439-4685;

Tom Kwasigroch, PhD

Associate Dean for Student Affairs; Anatomy and Cell Biology; Course Director

ex officio 

439-2019;

Theresa Lura, MD

Assistant Dean of Medical Education-Academic Affairs; Course Director

ex officio

439-8871;

Cindy Lybrand, MEd

Medical Education Coordinator

Administrator

439-6756;

Cathy Peeples, MPH

Clinical Medical Education Coordinator

Administrator

439-6311;

Lisa Myers, BA

Medical Education Coordinator

 Administrator
439-6233;