CC Minutes June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022
7:30 to 9:00 a.m. HMEB Room 128 and via Zoom

Attendance: Heather Harrell (Chair), Ashleigh Wright, Bob Seifert, Carol Diachun, Elisa Sottile, James Davis, Meredith Thompson, Robert Hatch, Steve Munger, Beverly Dede, Carrie Adams, Carolyn Stalvey, Chris Robinson, Colleen Kalynych, Dani Brown, Frank Genuardi, James Lynch, Jeff Dela Cruz, Jennifer Hamilton, Jim Gorske, Joseph Fantone, Kathy Green, Lynne Meyer, Maureen Novak, Michelot Michel, Olivier Barolette, Paulette Hahn, Phuong Huynh, Shelley Collins, Velyn Wu
Recording: Sandi Reveille

Dr. Harrell called the meeting to order at 7:32 a.m. 

  1. A motion was made to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded, and approved.

  2. DICE Inventory presentation – Stephanie Ryan 

DICE (Diversity, Inclusion, Culture, Equity) was launched by the College od Deans and the AAMC and it aligned with the strategic vision under the diversity, inclusion and health equity pillar. Dr. Ryan presented results of a survey (89 questions broken down into 6 domains). UFCOM’s overall score indicated a moderate level of efforts and infrastructure related to DICE.

  1. ISA Report (LCME) – Michelot Michel and Jeff Dela Cruz

An Independent Student Assessment analysis was conducted by student leaders, James Davis (MS4), Michelot Michel (MS3) and Jeff Dela Cruz (MS2) along with 14 student committee members. A total of 113 questions broken into 13 sections were asked of every student of every class. The results were presented of where we excelled and where there was room for improvement.

  1. Therapeutic Horticulture Elective

A proposal to offer a Therapeutic Horticulture elective led by Ms. Leah Diehl, a registered horticultural therapist and Dr. Craig Tisher. This elective/program is geared toward particular outcomes such as positive social interactions, increased attention to tasks, and improved self-efficiency and self-esteem.

A motion was made to approve the elective, seconded and approved.

  1. Low NBME Clerkship subject exam guideline

Guideline presented that clarifies that below 5% is an unsatisfactory performance and that those students are at risk.  This is intended to help identify students who need more help on MCQ exams and better prepare them for Step 2. Added at the end “after additional coaching and tutoring”.

  1. CPESA Report – Phuong Huynh

Proposal for Phase 1 progress testing series to better assist students’ preparation for Step 1. Discussion tabled to next meeting.

  1. Good News and Celebrations – Heather Harrell 

Presented an overview of accomplishments by the curriculum committee over the past fiscal year. 


Action Items:

Open call to Faculty late summer/early fall to bring in new members. Follow-up discussion of the CPESA report; follow-up discussion from ISA Report presentation.


Meeting ended at 9:02 a.m.