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    Curriculum Committee

    The Curriculum Committee is comprised of faculty and staff from various AAMC and AACOM member institutions and other partner organizations who specialize in one or more of the following curriculum areas:

    • Accreditation
    • Data, reports, and visualization
    • Evaluation, continuous quality improvement (CQI), and benchmarking
    • Instruction and assessment
    • Mapping and management
    • Research

    To advance our goals and enhance the field of medical education, recruitment is now open in the following areas:

    • Virtual Community Champions: A team of people who wish to engage in conversation, network building, and resource sharing through the AAMC online community.
    • Curriculum Mapping and Management: Group that focuses on identifying the needs of the community and targeting projects to best meet the common mapping and management needs of schools.
    • Curriculum Survey: This group of members provides guidance and feedback on the survey’s future content, format, use of data, desired reports, and scholarship potential.

    Nominations are due Friday, June 9, 2023, to curriculum@aamc.org. For more information on how to apply, visit our community page.

    Current Curriculum Committee Members

    Jennifer G. Christner, MD
    Dean, School of Medicine
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Lori DeShetler, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation
    The University of Toledo

    Carolyn Dufault, PhD
    Assistant Dean for Educational Technology and Innovation
    Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

    Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine

    Samara Ginzburg, MD
    Senior Associate Dean for Education
    Associate Professor of Medicine and Science Education
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

    Nancy Hueppchen, MD, MSc
    Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education
    Associate Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Paul Y. Ko, MD, MEd
    Associate Dean, Curricular Development and Oversight
    Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Indiana University School of Medicine

    Katie R. Maietta, MPPM
    Director, Office of Medical Education
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

    Cinda J. Stone, MEd
    Director, Pre-Clerkship and Curricular Management
    University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

    Leslie Wimsatt, PhD
    Associate Dean for Academic Assessment, Quality & Development
    College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University

    Julie Youm, PhD
    Assistant Dean, Education Compliance and Quality
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
    University of California, Irvine

    AAMC Staff

    Angela Blood, PhD, MPH, MBA
    Director, Curricular Resources

    Kaitlyn Leaf, MAT
    Program Specialist

    Asmita Singh, MS
    Senior Curriculum Data Specialist

    John Nash
    Director, Business Operations

    If you have any questions, please contact curriculum@aamc.org.