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School of Medicine Greenville


Student Evaluation and Promotion Committee

Mission of Committee: The Student Evaluation and Promotion Committee represents the faculty in making 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.

This committee consists of eight voting members: five elected and three ex officio (the M1 and M2 Academic Year Directors plus the Assistant Dean for Clinical Clerkship Education). Elected members serve for a term of three years with nominations coming from the Faculty Representation Committee. There are four additional ex officio members who are non-voting (including the Associate Dean for Education, the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, the Manager of Student Affairs, and the Director of Assessment & Academic Effectiveness).

Time Commitment per Year for Each Candidate?
Average 2 - 3hours/ month

Frequency of Meetings (i.e. monthly, weekly, June-December)?
One or two times per month, and other meetings called as needed.

Days/Times of Meetings (i.e. lunch, early mornings, during the work day)?
Usually on Wednesday afternoons 3:30 - 5:00 pm.

Chair: Dr. Melissa Bailey

Co-Chair or Vice Chair:
To be elected.

Administrative Support Staff:
Anne Green Buckner


Committee Member Department Term Ends
Melissa Bailey, D.O.; Chair OBGYN 2021
Molly Benedum, M.D. Family Medicine 2019
Shanna Williams, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2020
Melissa Janse, M.D. Emergency Medicine 2021
Bill Roudebush, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences 2020
Kirk Baston, M.D. Biomedical Sciences, M2 AY Director ex officio, voting
April Buchanan, M.D. Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs ex officio, voting
Rich Goodwin, Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences, M1 AY Director ex officio, voting
Paul Catalana, M.D. Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions ex officio, non-voting
Tiffany Hughes Student Affairs ex officio, non-voting

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