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Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee of the USC School of Medicine Greenville is a deliberative body charged by the Dean and given institutional authority to review, advise and make policy recommendations to the Dean for the successful design, implementation, and assessment of the curriculum for the undergraduate medical education program leading to the MD degree. Additionally, the committee ensures that students develop the leadership, clinical and interpersonal skills essential to delivering the next generation of patient-centered health care with confidence and compassion. The committee is guided by its commitment to compassionate patient care, innovative teaching and continuous improvement for the benefit of our students, faculty, administration and community we serve.

The committee is composed of 16 voting members: Chair of Program Evaluation and Assessment Committee (PEAS); three at large Biomedical Science faculty; three at large Clinical faculty; two Clerkship Directors elected by the M3/M4 subcommittee; M1 Academic Year director/Chair of M1 subcommittee; M2 Academic Year director/Chair of M2 subcommittee; Director of IPM 1 & 2; Director of IPM 3 & 4; Assistant Dean for Clinical Clerkship Education/Chair of M3 M4 subcommittee; and two elected student representatives. Non-voting membership includes Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Chair of Biomedical Sciences, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and two elected student representatives.

Committee Chair: Established by the voting membership of the CC, can be clinical or biomedical, Vice Chair to assist the Chair but re-election of Chair and Vice Chair after two years.

The committee is now meeting for one hour per month.

 

Elected

Committee Member Department Term Ends
Chris Wright, M.D. - Interim Chair Surgery 2018
Renee Chosed, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2020
Ben Griffeth, M.D. Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Science 2020
Thomas Nathaniel, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2018
Cami Pfennig, M.D. Emergency Medicine 2018
Matt Tucker, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2018
Lilly Barkin Student, Class of 2017 2017
Hunter Mathews Student Body President, Class of 2017 2017
Jeremiah White  Student, Class of 2018 2018
Andrew Buhr Student Body President, Class of 2018 2018
JeanMarc Ault-Riche Student, Class of 2019 2019
Barrett Bradham Student, Class of 2019 2019
 Tyler Fleming  Student, Class of 2020 2020
 Leanne Brechtel  Student, Class of 2020 2020
Kirk Baston, M.D., Ex Officio M2 Academic Year Director ex officio, voting
April Buchanan, M.D. Assistant Dean for Clinical Clerkship Education ex officio, voting
Nanette Dendy, M.D. Medicine; Clerkship Director ex officio, voting
John Emerson, M.D. Family Medicine; Clerkship Director ex officio, voting
Rich Goodwin, Ph.D. M1 Academic Year Director ex officio, voting
Thomas Pace, M.D. IPM 1&2 Director ex officio, voting
Rebecca Russ-Sellers, Ph.D. IPM 3&4 Director ex officio, voting
William Wright, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences; Chair of Program Evaluation and Assessment Committee (PEAS) ex officio, voting
Paul Catalana, M.D. Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions ex-officio, non-voting
Richard Hodinka, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences ex-officio, non-voting

*M2 and M4 students are the voting members of the committee.

 

Agendas

2017

 

Meeting Minutes

 

2017