Student Positions

Along with the executive board, SCB has a number of liaisons and committee representatives. Course Liaisons are appointed as Committee Representatives, two students per course and two students per committee. Task Force Leaders and Project Leaders are appointed as required. All members are expected to attend the SCB Curricular Town Halls, which are held twice per semester.

 

M1/M2 Course Representatives – Serve as liaison between student body and course director and synthesize a formal review using synthesized student feedback.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Solicit student feedback regarding course content, organization, lectures, exams, etc.
  • Regularly meet with course director, sharing student feedback on an on-going basis
  • Write a formal summative report based on template to be presented at the Phase I Subcommittee, making sure to submit the report to the course director a minimum of two weeks in advance
  • Provide confidential, instructor-specific and lecture-specific feedback, both positive and negative, to the course director
  • Provide an update twice each semester to the Phase I Chair regarding discussions with course directors, issues and potential changes that come up in the course

 

Committee Representatives – Serve as student representatives on various curriculum committees. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend assigned monthly curricular committee meeting and voice student opinions and concerns
  • Provide an update twice each semester to the Curricular Progress and Phase I chairs regarding discussions had during committee meetings, including action items, upcoming agenda items, and areas where more student input is needed

 

Curricular Progress Team – Provide feedback and suggestions regarding the curricular transformation and all long-term curricular change, including LCME accreditation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend regular monthly Curricular Progress team meetings
  • Participate in the organization and dissemination of focus groups, surveys, etc. as needed
  • Engage in literature reviews and environmental scans pertaining to topics of concern for students regarding large-scale curricular change

 

Special Projects Team – Envision, design, and implement various individualized projects related to curricular improvement following approval by the SCB Executive board. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend monthly Special Project meetings
  • Provide regular updates to the Special Projects chair regarding any progress made

 

M3/M4 (Phase II/III) Team – Work with Phase II/III Chair to design and begin implementation of an organized student-based feedback system for the M3 and M4 years, meeting with Phase II/III team and chair as needed.

  • M3 Track Representatives – Serve as liaison between students in assigned clerkship track, the M4 clerkship representative, and the clerkship director. After each rotation, compose a rotation “SOAP” note that summarizes the subjective and objective feedback obtained from students as well as an overall assessment and plan for improvement
  • M4 Clerkship Representative – Work with each of the M3 track reps to compile all feedback specific to a given discipline (i.e., Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, etc.) and serve as liaison especially for more sensitive concerns to the clerkship director. At the end of the year, compose the annual clerkship evaluation report and present to the M3/M4 Subcommittee and/or Clerkship Director’s Meeting.