January 10, 2017 CC Meeting Minutes

January 10th, 2017
7:30 to 9:00 am

 HMEB Room 128, Videoconference to Jacksonville Deal Boardroom


Member Attendees: Joseph Fantone, Maureen Novak, Melanie Hagen, Heather Harrell, Robert Hatch, Kyle Rarey, Peter Sayeski, Marc Zumberg, Carol Diachun, Jennifer Hipp, Lou Ann Cooper, Gabe Daniels, Frank Genuardi, Michelle Jacobs-Elliott, Gretchen Kuntz, James Lynch, Wayne Dell, Ralph Rice, Zareen Zaidi, Rebecca Beyth


Recording: Kathy Green

The meeting was called to order by Dr. Novak at 7:30 am.


Rotation Schedule of 3rd Year

  • Novak reviewed the clerkship rotation schedule for the Class of 2019.


Class of 2021 Year Schedule

  • As an FYI, Dr. Novak reviewed the Phase 1 course timeline for the Class of 2021 with the committee.



  • Sayeski provided an update from the Course Directors.
  • Hatch provided an update from the Clerkship Directors. The Clerkship Director’s Retreat will be February 2nd, and the focus will be:
    • Observation of physical exams
    • Resiliency
    • Providing support for struggling students during clerkships.


PBLI Thread

  • Beyth presented an overview of the PBLI thread throughout the first 3 years of the curriculum. The committee discussed types of evaluation within the thread and brainstormed possible experiences within the 4th year of the curriculum with Dr. Beyth, including: Sub-I’s, Journal Club, Coaching, CSE4, Geriatrics Clerkship, CLG/Portfolio, Individual Learning Plan.
  • Novak and Beyth invited the committee to email them if they had additional questions or ideas.


Preliminary Step 1 Prediction Analysis

  • Cooper presented aggregated data from the last 3 years to determine Step 1 predictability from a variety of factors. Committee members discussed the data, and requested that the learning specialist attend the next meeting.


Dr. Novak requested that committee members email 2-3 take home messages from today’s meeting.


A motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes from November 8, 2016. The committee members unanimously approved the minutes as presented.


Meeting adjourned at 9:03 am.


Next Meeting:  February 14, 2017, 7:30-9:00 am, HMEB Room 128 (Deans Conference Room), videoconference to Jacksonville Deal Boardroom.