Teams will change over the course of curriculum renewal. Click each listing to view team charges and membership:


Curriculum Design (Ongoing)

Phase 1 Teams

Charge: To design, build, and implement the educational content for specific module/immersions.

See the Curriculum Renewal Update January 2020 for a list of team members.


Curriculum Architecture (Complete)

Assessment

Charge: To develop an overarching structure of assessment for the entire Gateway Curriculum and to collaborate with the other curriculum design teams to develop assessments for their curricular units.

  • Amanda Emke, MD (Team Leader, Director for Medical Student Assessment, Department of Pediatrics)
  • Kari Allen, PhD (Department of Neuroscience)
  • Eve Colson. MD, MHPE (Associate Dean for Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement, Department of Pediatrics)
  • Carolyn Dufault, PhD (Assistant Dean for Educational Technology and Innovation)
  • Steve Lawrence, MD (Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases)
  • Sabrina Nuñez, PhD (Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Foundational Sciences, Office of Medical Student Education)
  • Brendan O’Connor, MD (Department of Psychiatry)

Basic-Clinical Sciences Integration

Charge: To create the core content outline and mapping for all major curricular modules within Phase 1 of the Gateway Curriculum and to inform the foundational components of Phase 2.

  • Sabrina Nuñez, PhD (Team Leader, Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Foundational Science, Office of Medical Student Education)
  • Amy Bauernfeind, PhD (Department of Neuroscience)
  • Steven Cheng, MD (Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology)
  • Erika Crouch, MD, PhD (Department of Pathology and Immunology)
  • Lai Kuan Dionne, PhD (Department of Cell Biology and Physiology)
  • Simon Haroutounian, PhD, MSc (Department of Anesthesiology)
  • Linda Pike, PhD (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics)
  • Justin Sadhu, MD (Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology)
  • Sandeep Tripathy, MD (Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology)
  • Allyson Zazulia, MD (Department of Neurology)

Clinical Skills/Immersions

Charge: To create the curriculum outline and develop the integration structure for clinical skills training throughout Phase 1 of the Gateway Curriculum, and design content outlines, experiential requirements, and identify resources necessary for the Phase 1 clinical immersions.

  • Steve Lawrence, MD (Team Leader, Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases)
  • Joe Bradley, MD (Department of Otolaryngology)
  • Doug Larsen, MD, MEd (Department of Neurology)
  • Michelle Miller-Thomas, MD (Department of Radiology)
  • Jonathan Mullin, MD (Department of Pediatrics)
  • Joan Noelker, MD (Division of Emergency Medicine)
  • Tammy Sonn, MD (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Tim Yau, MD (Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology)

Community/Health Systems/Social Science

Charge: To develop a content outline for social sciences, professional identity formation, and health systems sciences across all phases of the Gateway Curriculum to develop the integration structure for the curriculum during Phase 1.

  • Laurie Punch, MD (Team Leader, Director, Medical Student Community Engagement, Department of Surgery)
  • Ina Amarillo, PhD (Department of Pathology and Immunology)
  • Dennis Chang, MD (Director of Interprofessional Education, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospitalist Medicine)
  • Komo Gursahani, MD, MBA (Division of Emergency Medicine)
  • Jan Hanson, PhD (Director, Education Scholarship Development)
  • Steve Lawrence, MD (Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences, department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases)
  • Jay Malone, MD, PhD (Department of Pediatrics)
  • Colleen Wallace, MD (Department of Pediatrics)

Curriculum Architecture Consensus Team

Charge:

  • Based on the work of the three curriculum architecture teams and feedback received from the retreat, recommend a draft four-year schematic to be proposed to Academic Affairs and Executive Faculty as well as faculty and students at large.

Members:

  • Amy Bauernfeind, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anatomy
  • Eve Colson, MD, MHPE, Associate Dean, Program Evaluation & Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Tom De Fer, MD, FACP, Associate Dean of Medical Student Education
  • Carolyn Dufault, PhD, Assistant Dean of Educational Technology & Innovation
  • Amanda Emke, MD, MHPE, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care, Director of Assessment
  • Connie Gan, Medical Student
  • Jan Hanson, PhD, EdS, Director, Education Scholarship Development
  • Simon Haroutounian, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Roger Klein, MSTP/Medical Student
  • Douglas Larsen, MD, Med, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
  • Steven Lawrence, MD, MSc, Assistant Dean Curriculum & Clinical Sciences
  • Maren Loe, MSTP/Medical Student
  • Kelly Mock, EdD, Director of the Office of Medical Student Education
  • Lisa Moscoso, MD, PhD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Sabrina Nunez, PhD, Assistant Dean of Curriculum & Foundational Sciences
  • Laurie Punch, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery, Director of Medical Student Community Engagement
  • Valerie Ratts, MD, Associate Dean for Admissions and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Averey Strong, Medical Student
  • Emily Thompson, PhD, Director of Educational Technology & Innovation

Blue Skies Team

Charge:

  • Completely re-imagine the medical school curriculum without the constraints of resources. Focus on how an ideal curriculum could be developed based on the science of learning.

Members:

  • Amy Bauernfield, PhD
  • Steven Cheng, MD
  • Douglas Larsen, MD
  • Sabrina Nuñez, PhD
  • Joan Noelker, MD
  • Brendan O’Connor, MD
  • Laurie Punch, MD

Greener Pastures Team

Charge:

  • Develop a future-focused curriculum using educational best practices while preserving current strengths and the Institution’s long history of training successful academic physicians.

Members:

  • Kari Allen, PhD
  • Erika Crouch, MD, PhD
  • Susan Culican, MD, PhD
  • Amanda Emke, MD
  • Simon Haroutounian, PhD, MSc
  • Steven Lawrence, MD, MSc
  • Tammy Sonn, MD
  • Timothy Yau, MD

Golden Horizons Student Team

Charge:

  • Informed by the ideas you have heard, your experience as students, and the literature available, propose a curriculum that best reflects the students’ priorities & ideals.

Members:

  • Sharon Abada
  • Sarah Cohen
  • Connie Gan
  • Will Gerull
  • Brian Hickman
  • Kavon Javaherian
  • Roger Klein
  • Adam Liebendorfer
  • Maren Loe
  • Jason Morris
  • Averey Strong

Greener Pastures Team

Charge:

  • Develop a future-focused curriculum using educational best practices while preserving current strengths and the Institution’s long history of training successful academic physicians.

Members:

  • Kari Allen, PhD
  • Erika Crouch, MD, PhD
  • Susan Culican, MD, PhD
  • Amanda Emke, MD
  • Simon Haroutounian, PhD, MSc
  • Steven Lawrence, MD, MSc
  • Tammy Sonn, MD
  • Timothy Yau, MD

    Golden Horizons Student Team

    Charge:

    • Informed by the ideas you have heard, your experience as students, and the literature available, propose a curriculum that best reflects the students’ priorities & ideals.

    Members:

    • Sharon Abada
    • Sarah Cohen
    • Connie Gan
    • Will Gerull
    • Brian Hickman
    • Kavon Javaherian
    • Roger Klein
    • Adam Liebendorfer
    • Maren Loe
    • Jason Morris
    • Averey Strong