School of Medicine Governance Committees

Welcome to the School of Medicine Curriculum Governance Website. Here you will find School of Medicine committee bylaws, membership, and meeting minutes.

Curriculum Committee Oversight Bylaws

Governance

Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee is delegated authority by the Dean of the School of Medicine and has accountability for oversight of learning objectives, curriculum implementation, and evaluation procedures for the curriculum.  Per Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) accreditation requirements, it serves as the LCME-mandated committee that assures continuous oversight and evaluation of the curriculum.   Standing committees will be formed to address specific aspects of the curriculum and will be represented on the Curriculum Committee.

Foundations Committee

The Foundations Phase Committee is delegated authority by the Curriculum Committee and the Vice Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs and has accountability for assuring delivery and evaluation of the Foundations curriculum that meets UW School of Medicine learning objectives and is equivalent across all WWAMI sites.

Patient Care Committee

The Patient Care Phase Committee is delegated authority by the Curriculum Committee and the Vice Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs and has accountability for assuring delivery and evaluation of the Patient Care curriculum that meets UW School of Medicine learning objectives and is equivalent across all WWAMI sites.

Explore and Focus Committee

The Explore and Focus Phase Committee is delegated authority by the Curriculum Committee and the Vice Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs and has accountability for assuring delivery and evaluation of the Explore and Focus curriculum that meets UW School of Medicine learning objectives and is equivalent across all WWAMI sites.

Program Evaluation and Assessment Committee (PEAC)

The PEAC is delegated authority by the Curriculum Committee. In consultation with the Phase Committees, the PEAC Committee reviews annual reports on student achievement toward UWSOM program objectives and annual reports on medical student outcomes across four years of undergraduate medical education. PEAC advises on methods and options for both assessment of student learning and collection of medical student feedback and tracks and reports on equivalent assessment across all regional sites.

Scholarship Committee (Subcommittee of Curriculum Committee)

The Scholarship Subcommittee has authority and accountability for oversight of the scholarship requirement, including assessment of the current overall approach and consideration of alternate approaches; development and implementation of learning objectives; curriculum implementation and evaluation; and opportunities for public dissemination of scholarly work.