Administration Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Committee

Committee on Admissions (CA)

Gabriel Garcia (Committee Chair)

The Committee on Medical Student Admissions (CA) shall recommend to the Senate policies governing the admission of medical students and together with the Dean and executive Committee of the School Shall implement those policies adopted by the Senate. The CA shall make final decisions on the admissions of applicants.

Committe on Curriculum and Academic Policy (CCAP)

Clarence Braddock (Committee Chair)

The Committee on Curriculum and Academic Policy (CCAP) shall develop or recommend policies concerning the curriculum for the MD degree program, including structure of the curriculum and requirements for graduation, design and evaluation of courses and clerkships, adherence to LCME guidelines, and evaluation of program effectiveness. In addition, CCAP shall consider and take action on matters that pertain to the assessment of medical student academic performance in required courses, clerkships, and scholarly concentrations. The CCAP shall advise on and recommend to the Senate changes in academic policy that affect performance assessment and advising. CCAP shall also review and advise the Dean’s Office on the format and content of the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE, a.k.a., the Dean’s Letter), and the structure and operation of the medical student advising and mentorship programs. It shall be the responsibility of the CCAP, together with the Dean and the Executive Committee of the School, to implement those policies adopted by the CCAP and, when necessary, endorsed by the Senate.

Committee on Medical Student Scholarship (CMSS)

Laurence Baker (Committee Chair)

The Committee on Medical Student Scholarship (CMSS) shall oversee the performance and achievements of the Medical Student Scholarly Concentrations and Medical Student Research Fellowships. The CMSS shall make final decisions on the approval and disapproval of research fellowships awards to students, and on Scholarly Concentration criteria for assessment, completion, and evaluation. The CMSS, the Dean, and the Executive Committee of the School are responsible for implementing those policies recommended by the CMSS and adopted by the Senate.

Committee on Performance, Professionalism and Promotion (CP3)

Maurice Druzin (Committee Chair)

The Committee on MD Performance,Professionalism, and Promotion (CP3) shall consider and take action on academic performance, professionalism, and technical standards issues. In addition, students will be reviewed for formal promotion at three time periods: advancement to clinical student, certification for the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), and graduation, as long as they continue to meet the requirements for the MD degree according to the policies adopted by the Senate and the criteria recommended by the CCAP and adopted by the Senate; and it may also advise the CCAP and the Senate concerning the criteria for student standing and promotion.

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