Education Steering Committee

Committee Responsibilities

The Education Steering Committee (ESC) is appointed by the Dean and is a standing committee of the EC. The ESC is charged with reviewing and recommending actions to the EC regarding issues that affect both horizontal and vertical integration across campuses. The ESC acts on directives by the EC to review major educational issues that incorporate horizontal/vertical bi-campus issues such as the following:

A. Major issues 
     a. Allocation of course/clerkship hours 
     b. Significant issues with the recruitment of new faculty and course/clerkship directors 
     c. Significant assessment, curriculum, evaluation issues 
     d. Changes in allocation of non-course specific activities (e.g., Independent Learning Time) 
     e. Prioritizing the addition/deletion/revision of curricular content

B. In-depth review/analysis 
     a. Course/Clerkship Committee (SFC, CEC, CUMED) reports 
     b. Ad-hoc Task Force reports 
     c. State of the Curriculum and all associated data 
     d. USMLE data 
     e. Graduation Questionnaire 
     f. Institutional assessments (e.g., Clinical Competency Assessment, Milestones)
     g. Other

C. Medical School Educational Priorities
     a. Preparing students to be great residents (public health and health policy, quality improvement 
         and patient safety, interprofessional education and teamwork)
     b. Active learning
     c. Integration (basic science and clinical medicine)
     d. Scholarship