Goal: The Biomedical and Foundation Science curriculum is integrated, clinically relevant and uses a layered learning approach to develop competency in applying science to patient care.
|Reevaluate the role of the medical school and dental faculty in design and implementation of the biomedical and foundation sciences curriculum.||
Design an integrated curricular model for instruction and assessment of student learning in the biomedical and foundational sciences.
On Schedule Achieve By: Jan 2018
Implement: Jun 2018
|Design instructional units [courses] for the new curriculum that are based on clinical scenarios with dental and medical significance.||
These are designed and taught by teams of scientists and clinicians.
On Schedule Achieve By: Jun 2018
|Conduct a series of Faculty Development Workshops that train faculty in engaged learning techniques.||
80% of the faculty that teach in the first three years will participate in engaged learning workshops.
On Schedule Achieve By: Jan 2019
|Increase opportunities for engaged learning.||
The amount of time spent in lecture will be 20% or less of the curriculum.
On Schedule Achieve By: Jan 2020
Goal: Incorporate time, flexibility, and guidance in the curriculum to cultivate personalized student development.
|A student and faculty portal supports the assessment of clinical competency and academic progression in the Pathways Program.||
On Schedule Achieve By: Dec 2017
On Schedule Achieve By: May 2019
Steward(s): Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Tracy de Peralta, Director of Pathways Program & Curriculum and Assessment Integration