Curriculum Committee



The Curriculum Committee has primary responsibility for the oversight and management of the curriculum. It is responsible for the development, design, implementation, management, monitoring, integration, review, evaluation, and revision of the undergraduate medical education curriculum of the school to ensure continuous quality improvement. This curriculum management process is guided by the 12 Competencies Required of the Contemporary Physician.


To foster excellence in undergraduate medical education by actively engaging, motivating, and guiding students in the never-ending acquisition of knowledge to help them advance health promotion and disease prevention within society as well as to prepare them to deliver technically advanced, patient-centered and compassionate care to future patient populations.

Curriculum Committee Governance

The Curriculum Committee derives the source of its authority from the School of Medicine Bylaws, Per the bylaws, the Curriculum Committee has the authority to set educational objectives, establish educational requirements, establish and approve content, ensure content integration, coordination and coherence, allocate curriculum time, specify teaching and assessment methods, select and oversee course and clerkship directors, and evaluate educational outcomes.

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Agendas and Meeting Minutes

Meeting agendas are posted on the public Curriculum Committee website. Meeting minutes are posted in VMED and are sent directly to the dean and education administration.


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