Clerkship Directors Committee

The Clerkship Directors (Phase 2 and 3) Committee is responsible to the Associate Dean for Medical Education and Curriculum Committee. The committee’s roles and responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring horizontal and vertical integration/coordination across the curriculum.
  • Implementing the goals, objectives, and teaching responsibilities of the curriculum for each clerkship.
  • Maintaining an organized schedule of educational activities and coordinating student assessments and evaluations in Phase 2 and 3 of the curriculum.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Program Evaluation, reviewing syllabi, learning objectives, and assessment criteria to ensure effective integration of course materials, teaching, and assessment methods and adherence to College and University policies.
  • Providing input to the Curriculum Committee related to potential gaps and/or unplanned redundancies informed by course reviews, AAMC GQ, student outcome data, and other relevant data.
  • Sharing teaching methods and education delivery modalities to promote learning.
  • Reviewing overall student/class performance in preparation for graduation.

Membership of the committee consists of:

  • Individual clerkship directors of required educational experiences
  • Director of the Fourth Year
  • Thread leaders
  • Director of Health Systems Science, or designee

Fifty percent or more of voting members (including the chair) must be present for a quorum. The chair will vote only in cases of meeting quorum or tied decisions. Recommendations will be presented to the Curriculum Committee for final action.

Ex officio (non-voting) members include:

  • Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
  • Associate Dean for Medical Education
  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
  • Medical Director of the Anaclerio Learning and Assessment Center
  • Director of Program Evaluation and Student Assessment
  • Office for Diversity and Health Equity representative
  • Program Director Office of Student Counseling and Development
  • HSC Library representative
  • Course Directors of Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1-4
  • Assistant Dean for Medical Education Quality Improvement and Accreditation
  • Director of Education Quality Improvement and Accreditation
  • Director of the Collaborative Learning Groups, or designee
  • Ad hoc faculty members demonstrating interest in medical education, after review of request