Committees

LCME Self-Study Task Force

Purpose:

The Self-Study Task Force serves as the primary oversight body for the Self-Study and the Sub-Committee work. It oversees the progress of the five Sub-Committees, assists in addressing the needs of the Sub-Committees and drafting the final 35-page Executive Summary based on the Sub=Committee findings. It is also involved in identification and recommendations for action plans based on challenge areas discovered during the Self-Study process.

Co-Chairs:

Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, Dean
Paula Termuhlen, MD, Regional Campus Dean | ptermuhl@umn.edu 
Robert Englander, MD, MPH, Associate Dean, UME & Faculty Accreditation Lead (FAL) | rengland@umn.edu

 

Name

Role

Position

Felix Ankel, MD

Faculty

Associate Dean, Medical School Faculty; Health Partners

David Bernlohr, PhD

Faculty

Basic Sciences Committee Chair

Austin Calhoun, PhD

Administration

Chief of Staff, Office of Medical Education

Kevin Diebel, PhD

Faculty-DU

Assistant Dean, Curriculum, Assessment and Evaluation

Christine Kiel

Administration

Deputy Chief of Staff

Michael Kim, MD

Faculty

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

Badrinath Konety, MD, MPH

Faculty

Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs & CEO of UMP

Robin Michaels, PhD

Faculty-DU

Associate Dean, Student Life and Academic Affairs

Pete Mitsch, CPA

Administration

Chief Financial Officer

Dimple Patel, MS

Faculty

Associate Dean, Admissions

Anne Pereira, MD, MPH

Faculty

Assistant Dean, Curriculum

Mark Rosenberg, MD

Faculty

Vice Dean, Medical Education

Timothy Schacker, MD

Faculty

Vice Dean, Research

Yoji Shimizu, PhD

Faculty

Director, MD/PhD Program

Amanda Termuhlen, MD

Faculty

Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Ezgi Tiryaki, MD

Faculty

Associate Chief of Staff for Education; MN VA Healthcare System

Claudio Violato, PhD

Faculty

Assistant Dean, Assessment & Evaluation

Meghan Walsh, MD, MPH

Faculty

Chief Academic Officer & Associate Medical Director; Hennepin Health

Joseph Oppedisano, DAc

Administrative Support

Director, Accreditation, Compliance and CQI, Undergraduate Medical Education

Ali Niesen

Administrative Support

Special Projects Manager, Undergraduate Medical Education

Medical Students:

   

Chloe Hedberg

Medical Student

 

Lindsay Johnson

Medical Student-DU

 

Sarah Kemp

Medical Student

MS4

 

Sub-Committee: Standards 1, 2, & 4

General Content Area(s):

Strategic planning, Dean & faculty authority in governance; faculty scholarship and professional development

Co-Chairs:

Mark Rosenberg, MD, Vice Dean for Medical Education | rosen001@umn.edu
Andrew Olson, MD, Course Director & Assistant Professor of Medicine | olso5714@umn.edu 

Name

Role

Position

Jeff Chipman, MD

Faculty

Assistant Dean, Scientific Foundations Curriculum

Andrew Kiragu, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Taisha Mikell, MBA, MS

Administration

Director, Pipelines Program

Mary Owen, MD

Faculty - DU

Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health

Jim Pacala, MD

Faculty

Dept Head, Family Medicine & Community Health

Carol Sundberg

Administration

Manager, GME

Mary Tate

Administration

Director, Minority Affairs and Diversity

Sophia Vinogradov, MD

Faculty

Dept. Head, Psychiatry

Devin Walker

Admin Support

Office of Faculty Affairs

Medical Students:

Jaya Dhami

Medical Student

 

Rachel Heuer

Medical Student - DU

 

David Stagg

MD/PhD Student

 

Sub-Committee: Standard 3

General Content Area(s):

Resident involvement in teaching/supervision; diversity/pipeline programs for students, faculty & staff; mistreatment policies and professionalism

Co-Chairs:

Amanda Termuhlen, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs atermuhl@umn.edu

Michael Cullen, Graduate Medical Education, Director of Evaluation cull0061@umn.edu

Name

Role

Position

Jeff Chipman, MD

Faculty

Assistant Dean, Scientific Foundations Curriculum

Andrew Kiragu, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Taisha Mikell, MBA, MS

Administration

Director, Pipelines Program

Mary Owen, MD

Faculty - DU

Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health

Jim Pacala, MD

Faculty

Dept Head, Family Medicine & Community Health

Carol Sundberg

Administration

Manager, GME

Mary Tate

Administration

Director, Minority Affairs and Diversity

Sophia Vinogradov, MD

Faculty

Dept. Head, Psychiatry

Devin Walker

Admin Support

Office of Faculty Affairs

Medical Students:

Jaya Dhami

Medical Student

 

Rachel Heuer

Medical Student - DU

 

David Stagg

MD/PhD Student

 

Sub-Committee: Standard 5

General Content Area(s):

Finances; Educational Resources and infrastructure

Co-Chairs:

Paula Termuhlen, MD, Regional Campus Dean | ptermuhl@umn.edu
Deborah Powell, MD, Dean Emeritus | dpowell@umn.edu

Name

Role

Position

Peg Brown

Administration

Manager, Classroom and Planning Support Services

Austin Calhoun, PhD

Administration

Chief of Staff, OME

David Jewison, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Mojca Konia, MD, PhD

Faculty

Professor, Anesthesiology; Director, Critical Care Skills Simulation Laboratory, SimPORTAL

Pete Mitsch, CPA

Administration

Chief Financial Officer

James Nixon, MD

Faculty

Vice Chair of Education, Department of Medicine

Johannah Scheurer, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neonatology

Jason Schneeweis

Administration

IT Duluth

Brian Sick, MD

Faculty

Associate Professor, Medicine

Aubie Shaw, MD

Faculty - DU

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences; Chair, CUMED

Medical Students:

Ryan Aberle

Medical Student

 

Linnea Swanson

Medical Student

 

Guy Guenthner

Medical Student

 

Sub-Committee: Standards 6, 7, 8, 9

General Content Area(s):

Educational Competencies; Curricular content, management, design, and assessment; Supervision of students

Co-Chairs:

Anne Pereira, MD, Assistant Dean for Curriculum | apereira@umn.edu
Robin Michaels, PhD, Associate Dean for Admissions and Academic Affairs-DU | rmichael@d.umn.edu

Name

Role

Position

Jessamina Blum, PhD

Administration

Director of Integrated Education - Clinical Science

Kirby Clark, MD

Faculty

Director, RPAP

Kevin Diebel, PhD

Faculty - DU

Assistant Dean, Curriculum, Assessment and Evaluation

Kelaine Haas, PhD

Administration

Director of Integrated Education - Foundation Science

Patty Hobday, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Rheumatology

Michael Howell, MD

Faculty

Associate Professor, Neurology

Samuel Ives, MD

Faculty

Internal Medicine Clerkship Site Director

Betsy Murray, MD, MPH

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Chair, CEC

Kaz Nelson, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry; Chair, SFC

Christina Petersen, PhD

Administration

Education Program Specialist, Center for Educational Innovation

Heather Thompsom Buum, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, General/Preventive Medicine ; Course Director

Claudio Violato, PhD

Faculty

Assistant Dean, Assessment & Evaluation

Janell Lopez

Admin Support

Office of UME

Medical Students:

Michael Downey

Medical Student

MS4

Maggie Flint

Medical Student

MS3

Zachary Hartnady

Medical Student-DU

MS2

Sarah Kemp

Medical Student

MS4

Aaron Rosenblum

Medical Student

MS1

Sub-Committee: Standards 10, 11, 12

General Content Area(s):

Admissions, academic progression and graduation, advising, financial aid and indebtedness, health and safety

Co-Chairs:

Michael Kim, MD, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs | mikekim@umn.edu
Nersi Nikakhtar, MD, Clerkship Director & Assistant Professor | nikak001@umn.edu

Name

Role

Position

Mustafa al’Absi, PhD

Faculty - DU

Professor,Family Medicine & Biobehavioral Health

Dimple Patel, MEd

Administration

Associate Dean for Admissions

Bryce Binstadt, MD, PhD

Faculty

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Amy Candy-Heinlein, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, VA

Nacide Ercan-Fang, MD

Faculty

Associate Director, VA; Co-Director, VALUE

David Satin, MD

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine & Community Health

Kathleen Watson, MD

Faculty

Professor of Medicine; Director, Learning Environment Rounds

Cynthia Johnson

Admin Support

Student Affairs

Medical Students:

Ada Breitenbucher

Medical Student

 

Nicholas Reiners

Medical Student-DU

 

Ranveer Vasdev

Medical Student