TCOM Curriculum Committee

graduationThe committee is responsible for defining the instructional program that best fulfills the educational program objectives, including osteopathic core competencies. Additionally the committee is responsible for the detailed design and implementation of the components of the curriculum that enables our students to achieve those competencies and objectives. The committee regularly reviews all curriculum related matters including curricular performance outcomes, course design and assessment, adequacy of learning resources, and academic procedures. The committee also reviews courses to ensure that it is implemented according to the provisions approved by the committee and in a manner consistent with quality medical education. The committee communicates its recommendations and findings to the TCOM Dean and the TCOM Executive Committee for approval.

All college committees that deal with curriculum matters shall report to the Curriculum Committee. The Curriculum Committee reports directly to the TCOM Dean. The TCOM Curriculum Committee currently meets the first Monday of each month at 5:00 pm unless otherwise specified.

LEADERSHIP

Dr. Ryan Seals, Committee Chair, Senior Associate Dean, TCOM Academic Affairs

CURRENT VOTING MEMBERS

Dr. Susan Franks, Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Dr. Janet Lieto, Associate Professor, Medical Education
Dr. Damon Schranz, Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Dr. Ryan Seals, Associate Professor, Interim Chair Family Medicine
Dr. Monte Troutman, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Dr. Victor Uteshev, GSBS Science/Research Member-at-Large
Dr. Albert Yurvati, TCOM Clinical Member-at-Large
S/D  Olivia Tomasco, Year II Student Curriculum Representative
S/D Layla Farahani, Year III Student Curriculum Representative

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

Dr. John Gibson, Assistant Dean, Rural Medical Education (ROME)
Dr. Janice Knebl, Chief, Geriatrics Division and Program Director, GET-IT Grant
Dr. David Mason, Assistant Dean for Osteopathic Clinical Education
Dr. Michael Oglesby, Year II Curriculum Director
Dr. Michael Smith, Year I Curriculum Director
S/D Amogh Krishnagiri, Year I Student Curriculum Representative
S/D Alexander Lo, Year IV Student Curriculum Representative

If you have any questions, please contact: Debbie Bauer, Executive Assistant, committee administrative liaison, at Debbie.Bauer@unthsc.edu 

This page was last modified on August 23, 2019