Committees

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee implements the policies of USCSOM Greenville related to the application/admissions process. The Chair of the Admissions Committee and Committee members evaluate all completed applications to the School of Medicine and select applicants to be interviewed. The final decision about admissions is made by the Admissions Committee, which has the independent responsibility for selection of students. Committee decisions are implemented by the Assistant Dean for Admissions. Click here for more information.

 

Appointment and Promotion for Non-Tenure Track faculty, Clinical Departments

The Appointment and Promotion Committee implements appointment and promotion procedures and criteria for non-tenure-track clinical faculty, reviews candidates as appropriate for appointment to new faculty positions and reviews current faculty for consideration of promotion in rank. Click here for more information.

 

Appointment and Promotion for Non-Tenure Track faculty, Biomedical Sciences Department

The Appointment and Promotion Committee implements appointment and promotion procedures and criteria for non-tenure-track clinical faculty, reviews candidates as appropriate for appointment to new faculty positions and reviews current faculty for consideration of promotion in rank.

The committee consists of all current non-tenure track biomedical sciences faculty (clinical or research) at or above the rank of associate professor plus a minimum of 2 tenure track faculty appointed by the dean. The committee meets on an as-needed basis, but no less often than once each academic year.

 

Academic Council (standing committee)

The Academic Council, appointed and chaired by the Dean and co-chaired by the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Diversity, meets monthly and is composed of all Academic Vice Chairs, Biomedical Sciences Chair, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, and GHS campus senior clinical and administrative leadership. Members serve on this council because of their role in the health system and the medical school. The House Staff President serves a one year role and is appointed to this committee by the Dean. Click here for more information.


Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (USCSOM) Greenville is a deliberative body charged by the Dean and given institutional authority to review, advise and make policy recommendations to the Dean for the successful design, implementation, and assessment of the curriculum for the undergraduate medical education program leading to the M.D. degree.  Additionally, the Committee ensures that students develop the leadership, clinical and interpersonal skills essential to delivering the next generation of patient-centered health care with confidence and compassion.  The Committee is guided by its commitment to compassionate patient care, innovative teaching and continuous improvement for the benefit of our students, faculty, administration and community we serve. Click here for more information.

 

Program Evaluation and Assessment Subcommittee (PEAS)

The Program Evaluation and Assessment Subcommittee (PEAS) is charged with compiling and monitoring data from a variety of outcomes measures, analyzing the information, and providing recommendations to the Curriculum Committee for improved methods of teaching and/or assessment. It coordinates the collection of assessment information from individual modules/clerkships, as well as other longitudinal data to create meaningful performance reports for module, subcommittee, and Curriculum Committee review. Click here for more information.

 

Dean’s Cabinet

The Dean’s Cabinet, chaired by the Dean of the School of Medicine, is responsible for deploying the strategic plan and the daily operations of the medical school. Click here for more information.

 

Faculty Development Committee

The Faculty Development Committee provides guidance and advice related to the full range of faculty development activities related to teaching, research, scholarship, and service. Click here for more information.

 

Faculty Representation Committee

The Faculty Representation Committee oversees the standing committees of the medical school to ensure the proper channeling of the faculty voice in a mixed governance model, and is responsible for developing and administering the procedures for nomination and election of faculty members to School of Medicine committees designated for elected members by the faculty, for changes to committee descriptions or composition, and addition of new standing committees. This committee is supported by the Office of Faculty Affairs [Note: Student members are elected by the Student Body]. Click here for more information.

 

Graduate Medical Education Committee

The Greenville Health System Graduate Medical Education Committee has oversight authority and responsibility for all aspects of medical residency education. Click here for more information.

 

Student Affairs Committee

The Student Affairs Committee is responsible for oversight of the services, programs and resources provided to each student to support his/her personal and professional development throughout their medical education. The Committee also provides oversight and support for medical student organizations, extracurricular and community involvement, social events, and ceremonies. Click here for more information.

 

Student Evaluation and Promotion Committee

The Student Evaluation and Promotion Committee, represents the faculty in making recommendations to the Dean regarding each student's continued enrollment and/or academic progress in the School of Medicine, including continuation, promotion to the next academic year, additional educational activities and support, suspension, dismissal, or any variation thereof that in the opinion of the Committee is appropriate. Click here for more information.