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School of Medicine Greenville


Committees

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee implements the policies of USCSOM Greenville related to the application/admissions process. The Chair of the Admissions Committee and his appointees evaluate all completed applications to the School of Medicine and select applicants to be interviewed. The final decision about admissions is made by the Admissions Committee, which has the independent responsibility for selection of students. Committee decisions are implemented by the Assistant Dean for Admissions.

Appointment and Promotion for Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Clinical Departments

The Appointment and Promotion Committee implements appointment and promotion procedures and criteria for non-tenure-track clinical faculty, reviews candidates for appointment to new faculty positions and reviews current faculty for consideration of promotion in rank.

Appointment and Promotion for Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Biomedical Sciences Department

The Appointment and Promotion Committee implements appointment and promotion procedures and criteria for non-tenure-track Biomedical Sciences Faculty, reviews candidates for appointment to new faculty positions and reviews current faculty for consideration of promotion in rank.

Academic Council (standing committee)

The Academic Council, chaired by the Dean and co-chaired by the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Diversity, is composed of all academic Department Chairs, the Associate Dean for Research, the Associate Dean for Education, and the Director of the Institute for Advancement of Health Care.

Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee has the responsibility to review, advise, and make policy recommendations to the Dean on matters related to the design, delivery and evaluation of the undergraduate medical education program. 

Program Evaluation and Assessment Subcommittee (PEAS)

Composed of faculty members and student representatives, appointed by the Dean, and supported by the Director of Assessment. The primary responsibility of the Program Evaluation and Assessment Subcommittee is to assure the quality of the assessment processes and assessment efforts of all programs in the school, and to advice on how well the school is meeting its goals.

Dean's Cabinet

The Dean's Cabinet, chaired by the Dean of the School of Medicine, is responsible for deploying the strategic plan and the daily operations of the medical school.

Faculty Development Committee

The Faculty Development Committee advises on faculty development offerings and strategic direction and serves as a liaison to the Dean's Cabinet.

Faculty Representation Committee

The Faculty Representation Committee is responsible for developing and administering the procedures for nomination and election of faculty members to School of Medicine committees designated for elected members by the faculty, equally represented by biomedical science and clinical science Faculty.

Graduate Medical Education Committee

The Graduate Medical Education Committee oversees all ACGME-accredited and non-accredited post-graduate residency programs. The GMEC is operational.

Student Affairs Committee

The Student Affairs Committee is responsible for oversight of the services, programs and resources provided to each student to support his/her personal and professional development throughout their medical education. The committee also provides oversight and support for medical student organizations, extracurricular and community involvement, social events, and ceremonies.

Student Evaluation and Promotion Committee

The Student Evaluation and Promotion Committee, acting for the faculty, makes recommendations to the Dean regarding each student's continued enrollment and/or academic progress in the School of Medicine, including continuation, promotion to the next academic year, additional educational activities and support, suspension, dismissal, or any variation thereof that in the opinion of the committee is appropriate.