Minutes 01.06.00

Minutes 01.06.00

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Curriculum Committee
Minutes 01.06.00

Pediatric Pathology Conference Room, 4:00 p.m.

Present (underlined) were: Reid Adams, Robert Bloodgood, Anita Clayton, Al Connors, Gene Corbett, Joanna Goldberg, Donald Innes (Chair), Steven Meixel, Jerry Short, Bill Wilson, Robb Williams, Debra Reed (Secretary) Guests: Jonathan Moreno, Christine Peterson, June Wade

  1. The committee was reminded of the Open House scheduled for Wednesday 1/12/00 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Primary Care Center Classroom A. An e-mail announcement will be sent to all faculty.

  2. Reid Adams suggested that we invite Doug Newberg and Kirk Tribble who manage the Surgery clerkship to address the Curriculum Committee at a later date regarding innovative teaching methods and including faculty development.

  3. The final version of the Strategic Steps to a 2020 Curriculum of Excellence has been approved by Dean Carey. A copy was distributed to the Curriculum Committee and will be sent to Mair Devoursney to be included in the School of Medicine Strategic Plan.

  4. Steve Meixel and the working group for the Practice of Medicine Course presented their preliminary plan and detailed the first five weeks of the course. The Curriculum Committee enthusiastically approved of their work. The group was instructed to continue the process in detail for the remaining weeks of the first semester and think broadly about the first two years of medical school. Work will continue at the Principles of Medicine Retreat to be held 1/15/00 in Jordan Hall classrooms 2A,2B and 2C from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Donald J Innes, M.D.

-DMR