Committee Members

Committee Members

The committee is chaired by a physician with recent or current clinical experience. Also serving on the committee is a clinician Vice Chair and three additional clinical faculty members. The Assistant Dean for Medical Education, the curriculum Director of Evaluation and the Director of the GME Office are ex officio members. Four medical students from each class serve on the committee – two are elected by their class in the first year and two are elected prior to the start of clerkships.


Donna Chen, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities
Department of Public Health Sciences, and
Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
(434) 243-5804


John Jane, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Director, Neurosurgical Training Program
Pediatrics division director
Department of Neurosurgery
(434) 243-5749

Faculty Members

Robert Boyle, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Elizabeth Bradley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Research
Director of Curriculum Evaluation
(434) 243-6663

Diane Farineau
Director of the Graduate Medical Education Office
(434) 924-0425

Vanessa Gregg, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
(434) 243-4570

Lesley Thomas, J.D.
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
(434) 243-2522

Student Members

Class of 2016

Olivia Hoang
Jennifer Y Ju
Steven V Nguyen
Rose Onyeali

Class of 2017

Kayla Karvonen
Monica Melmer
Patrick Melmer
Emily Richardson

Class of 2018

Madison Aspiri
Rose Monahan

Class of 2019

to be elected

Contact information, for UVA members, here.