Committees of the School of Medicine
There are nine standing committees of the School; a short description of each is included below:
- The Dean’s Cabinet advises the Dean on matters related to the operations, strategy, and finances of the School.
- The Faculty Council is composed of a broad representation of School of Medicine faculty and advises the Dean on all matters related to faculty and the academic community.
- The Curriculum Committee is composed of faculty educators, faculty at-large and students, and is responsible for making recommendations to the Dean regarding the four-year curriculum.
- The Admissions Committee is composed of faculty members representative of all of the departments of the School. It reviews admission criteria on an ongoing basis and selects applicants for admission to the School.
- The Student Advancement Committee makes recommendations to the Dean regarding student academic affairs and remediation. Membership includes the course directors and faculty-at-large, and will include a fourth year medical student as the School matures.
- The Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee, composed of senior faculty members at the rank of Professor, makes recommendations to the Dean on all matters related to faculty appointments and promotions.
- The Committee of Combined Chairs, composed of all academic department chairs, considers and advises the Dean on strategic planning related to education, research and patient care.
- The Grievance Committee, composed of senior faculty members at the rank of Professor, hears all matters referred to it by the Dean and makes a written recommendation to the Dean.
- The Student Council, composed of student representatives of the medical school classes and of the PhD program, makes recommendations to the Dean regarding all matters relating to the student learning environment.