Department of Medical Education

Faculty Curriculum Committee and Subcommittees


Faculty Curriculum Committee

Meeting Information

When: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 4 p.m.

Where: 260 White Hall, Medical Education Conference Room, unless otherwise notified.

  1. Committee Purpose

    The Faculty Curriculum Committee shall have jurisdiction on all matters directly pertinent to the curriculum of the School of Medicine including, but not limited to, program objectives, process, implementation integration, coordination and evaluation.
     
  2. Committee Membership
    1. The Faculty Curriculum Committee shall be composed of:

      a.Four members elected by the faculty, two of which should be from a basic science department.
      b.Three department chairs elected by the Executive Committee, one of which should be a chair of a basic science department.
      c. The FCC sub-committee chairs
      d.One student academic representative, elected from each class with one vote per class (total of four student votes).
      e.An additional student who is participating in a dual degree program.
      f. The following will serve as ex-officio nonvoting members: The Vice Dean for Medical Education, The Associate Dean for Medical Education, and the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation.

    2. The dean of medicine shall designate one member of the Faculty Curriculum Committee to become the chair of the committee.
       
    3. Elected positions to the Faculty Curriculum Committee shall have a term of three years, except that the student representatives shall have one-year terms. One-third of the elective positions shall be filled annually.
       
    4. Appointed positions shall have a term of one year.
       
  3. Quorum

    A quorum at any regular or special meeting of the Faculty Curriculum Committee shall be at least nine members. The majority of the quorum must be faculty.
     
  4. Subcommittees

    Ad hoc correlative or special interest subcommittees shall be created by the Faculty Curriculum Committee as the need arises. The recommendations of these ad hoc subcommittees shall be directed to the Faculty Curriculum Committee for review and action.
     
  5. Proposals for Curriculum Changes

    Proposals for major changes in curriculum policy and design as defined by the Faculty Curriculum Committee must be ratified by a majority of faculty members present at a regularly scheduled faculty meeting.

Source: Bylaws of the Faculty of Medicine, Article V, Section 6.

Agenda & Minutes

Members

Meeting Coordinator
Lynn Compton
Medical Education
(937) 775-2161

FCC Listserv

Please use the FCC Listserv to communicate with ALL FCC members: bsom-fcc@wright.edu

Member Category Term Ends June 30
Ngozi Anachebe, M.D., PharmD Vice Dean of Educational Affairs** ---
Joanna Anderson, MLIS Library Representative** ---
Amanda Bell, M.D. Vice Chair of Doctoring** ---
Eric Bennett, Ph.D. Executive Committee – elected, basic science 2025
Ann Burke, M.D. Associate Dean of Student Affairs**
---
John Duby, M.D., Chair Executive Committee-elected, clinical 2023
Khalid Elased, RPh, PharmD, Ph.D. Faculty -elected, basic science 2024
John Folk, M.D., Ed.D. Associate Dean of Medical Education** ---
Lisa Journell, M.Ed. Assessment & Evaluation Subcommittee ---
Marilyn Kindig, D.O. Faculty-elected, clinical 2025
Jennifer Lee, D.O.  Faculty-elected, clinical 2025
Michael Matott, Ph.D. Foundations Subcommittee 2024
Cassandra Milling, M.D. Doctoring Subcommittee 2024
John Needles, MIS MedIT — Medical Education**
---
Marietta Orlowski, Ph.D. Executive Committee-elected, basic science 2024
Priti Parikh, Ph.D. Foundations Review Subcommittee ---
Mir Saleem, M.D. Director of Foundations ** --
Michael Schmidt, Ph.D. Faculty -elected, basic science 2025
Amber Todd, Ph.D. Medical Education & Accreditation** ---
Francesca Savona Student Academic Representative
1st Year
2026
Carson Clark Student Academic Representative
2nd Year
2025

Jaliyah Spann

Student Academic Representative
3rd Year
2024
Daniel Perry

Student Academic Representative
4th Year

2023
Kyle Henneke Dual Degree Student Representative 2023

(**) Not a voting member

(*) Student Voting Policies:

  1. At the beginning of each FCC meeting, the voting member from each class will be identified to the chair.
  2. *Each class receives a maximum of one vote per class. Dual Degree Reps receive one vote.
  3. If there are no representatives present from a particular class, there is no vote for that class (i.e. if there are three 2nd years and no 1st years, one of the 2nd years cannot vote for the absent 1st years.)

Course Evaluation Process

Course Evaluation Process


Subcommittee Membership

Foundations Subcommittee

The Foundations Subcommittee is co-chaired by the Vice Chair of Foundations and a module director. The FCC chair(s) shall designate one of the Foundations module directors as the co-chair of the subcommittee for a two-year term, renewable once.

Membership is composed of:

  • Module directors, with one vote per module
    • If module directors cannot be in attendance, a representative faculty member from the course’s steering committee should be present
  • Student academic representatives for Years 1 and 2 Students, with one vote per class
    • Dual Degree Rep votes with their corresponding matriculating class
  • Associate and Assistant Deans from Student Affairs, with one vote
  • Associate and Assistant Deans from Medical Education, with one vote
  • Administrative staff from Medical Education and Student Affairs, without vote

Doctoring Subcommittee

The Doctoring Subcommittee is co-chaired by the Vice Chair of Doctoring and a clerkship director. The FCC chair(s) shall designate one of the Doctoring clerkship directors as the co-chair of the subcommittee for a two-year term, renewable once.

Membership is composed of:

  • Clerkships directors with one vote per clerkship
    • If clerkship directors cannot be in attendance, a representative faculty member from the clerkship’s steering committee should be present
  • Student academic representatives for Years 3 and 4 Students, with one vote per class
    • Dual Degree Rep votes with their corresponding graduating class.
  • Associate and Assistant Deans from Student Affairs, with one vote
  • Associate and Assistant Deans from Medical Education, with one vote
  • Student Coordinator Representative, selected by the subcommittee chair, without vote
  • Administrative Staff from Medical Education and Student Affairs, without vote

Assessment & Evaluation Subcommittee

The Assessment & Evaluation Subcommittee is chaired by the Director of Assessment & Evaluation.

Membership is composed of:

  • Director of Assessment & Evaluation, chair, with one vote
  • Assessment & Evaluation Coordinator, with one vote
  • Director of Research Statistics, with one vote
  • Associate and Assistant Deans from Medical Education, with one vote
  • 2-3 Representatives from Foundations phase, with one vote each
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair (minimum of one module director)
  • 2-3 Representatives from Doctoring phase, with one vote each
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair (minimum of one clerkship director)
  • Student representative from each class, with one vote per class
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair

Foundations Phase Review Subcommittee

The Foundations Phase Review Subcommittee is chaired by a non-module/clerkship director faculty member. The FCC chair(s) shall designate one faculty member as the chair of the subcommittee for a two-year term, renewable once.

Membership is composed of:

  • Faculty Chair, with one vote
  • 2-3 Basic science faculty, with one vote each
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair (preference given to non-module directors)
  • 2-3 Clinical science faculty, with one vote each
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair (preference given to non-clerkship directors and program director)
  • 2 student representatives from each class, with one vote per class
    • Selected by each student class
  • Co-chairs of Foundations subcommittee, without vote
  • 2 module directors, without vote
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair
  • Administrative Staff member from Medical Education, without vote

Doctoring Phase Review Subcommittee

The Doctoring Phase Review Subcommittee is chaired by a non-clerkship/module director faculty member. The FCC chair(s) shall designate one faculty member as the chair of the subcommittee for a two-year term, renewable once.

Membership is composed of:

  • Faculty Chair, with one vote
  • 2-3 Basic science faculty, with one vote each
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair (preference given to non-module directors)
  • 2-3 Clinical science faculty, with one vote each
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair (preference given to non-clerkship directors and program director)
  • 2 student representatives from each class, with one vote per class
    • Selected by each student class
  • Co-chairs of Doctoring subcommittee, without vote
  • 2 clerkship directors, without vote
    • Selected by the subcommittee chair
  • Administrative Staff member from Medical Education, without vote

Approved by FCC 7/27/22

Last edited on 02/02/2023.