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Preliminary Timetable: Selected Functions and Activities Initial and ongoing Meetings of Task Force and Committees

Evaluate Governance Evaluate the relationship of the medical school to the clinical affiliates Assess the organizational stability of the medical school administration Evaluate the graduate programs in basic sciences Evaluate the impact of the residency training programs and continuing medical education activities on the education on medical students Evaluate the research activities of faculty in the context of the mission and goals of the medical school Assess the adequacy of resources including the amount of intramural support for research and level of assistance available to faculty in securing extramural support Access the impact of research activities on the education of medical students, including opportunities for medical students to participate in research

Responsible Party Senior Vice President for Health Affairs/Dean Chairs of Committees Institutional Setting Institutional Setting Institutional Setting Institutional Setting Institutional Setting

Time-Frame Months 1-15

Institutional Setting

Month 2

Institutional Setting

Month 2

Institutional Setting

Months 2-6

Months 2- 15 Month 2 Month 2 Months 2-14 Months 2- 12


Evaluate the adequacy of patient resources and clinical settings for achieving clinical objectives Evaluate the adequacy the system of ensuring consistency of educational quality and student evaluation at alternative sites within a course or clerkship Evaluate the workload and balance between education and service in the clinical years Evaluate the adequacy of methods used to evaluate student attainment of the objectives of the educational program Assess the adequacy of mechanisms for managing the curriculum and ensuring coherent and coordinated curriculum Evaluate the effectiveness of procedures to rectify problems identified in the curriculum, individual courses and clerkships Assess the quality of graduates

MD Educational Program

Months 1-6

MD Educational Program

Month 2-6

MD Educational Program MD Educational Program

Month 2-9 Month 2

MD Educational Program

Months 2- 14

MD Educational Program

Months 2-12

MD Educational Program

Months 2-7


Evaluate the number of students of all types in relations to the resources available for teachings Evaluate the level of tuition and fees in relation to the size of graduates' accumulated debt and to the level of financial aid needed and available Evaluate the adequacy of student support: Personal counseling and mental health; Preventive and therapeutic health services; and education of students about bodily fluid exposure, needle stick policies, . , .associated with learning in a patient care setting Evaluate the familiarity of students and course/clerkship directors with the school's standards and policies for student advancement, graduation, disciplinary action, appeal, and dismissal. Assess the adequacy and quality of student stud space, lounge, and relaxation areas, and personal storage facilities

Medical Students

Months 2-6

Medical Students

Months 2- 14

Medical Students

Months 1-10

Medical Students

Month 2- 10

Medical Students

Month 2


Evaluate the availability of opportunities for both new and experienced faculty members to improve their skills in teaching and evaluation Evaluate the system for appointment, renewal of appointment, promotion, granting tenure and dismissal of faculty members Assess the adequacy of institutional and departmental conflict of interest policies relating to faculty members performance of their academic responsibilities Evaluate the effectiveness of mechanisms for organizational decision-making Assess the effectiveness of methods used to communicate with faculty

Faculty

Month 2

Faculty

Months 2-4

Faculty

Months 2- 10

Faculty Faculty

Month 7 Month 7


Evaluate the adequacy of general facilities for teaching, research, and service activities of the Educational Resources medical school Evaluate the interaction between the administrators of the hospitals/clinics used for teaching and Educational Resources

Months 2-14

Evaluate the level of interaction/cooperation between staff members of the hospitals/clinics used for teaching and medical school faculty members and department heads related to the education of medical students Evaluate the print and non-print holdings of the library as a resource for medical students, graduate students, and faculty members Evaluate the usability and functional convenience of the library Assess the library and information technology staff contributions to the education of medical students and the professional development of faculty members in: teaching specific skills, such as computer usage and bibliographic search; Retrieving and managing information, and interaction with the curriculum committee to coordinate various library and information resources with planned curricular design

Educational Resources

Month 2- 15

Educational Resources

Months 2-4

Educational Resources Educational Resources

Month 2 Months 2-14

the medical school administration

Months 1-15


Submission of data and reports from Committees Final meeting of Committees

Finalizing Self Study Report by Task Force

Review and Approval of Report * Time frame basic on methods of evaluation including surveys, questionnaires, focus groups, analysis of data, etc.

Months 2- 15 Month 15 Month 16-17 Month 18

Preliminary Timeline  

The Preliminary Timeline for MMC School of Medicine

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