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Patient-centered, clinical presentation-based curriculum that introduces students to clinical training early in the first year
The Department of Curricular Affairs in the College of Osteopathic Medicine has developed a patient-centered, clinical presentation-based curriculum that introduces students to clinical training early in the first year.Our department is responsible for the support and coordination of the academic program in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. The department staff oversees academic requirements, performance requirements and the integrity of the four-year curriculum.The mission of the educational program is to provide high-quality, competency-based curriculum in order to prepare students to enter competitive fields of medical specialties. The curriculum is an innovative, patient-centered program that introduces students to clinical experiences and patients in year one through a combined clinical and basic science approach.
Linda R. Adkison, Ph.D.,Professor of Genetics, Associate Deanfor Curricular Affairs
Gary Ballam, Ph.D.Associate Professor and Chair of Physiology, Assistant Deanfor Curricular Affairs
Andrea Hanson - Sr. Assessment CoordinatorDavid Lockwood - Assessment Coordinator and Curriculum Coordinator (Year III/IV)Marcos Harders - Curriculum Coordinator (Year I)Rnee' O'Bannon - Curriculum Coordinator (Year II)Angel Fox - Curriculum Coordinator (OCS Year I/II)Dalal Englin - Administrative Assistant III
Pam Thomas, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Anatomy, Curriculum Director, Year I George Kolo, D.O.Professor, Assistant Curriculum Director, Year I
Frank Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.Professor of Pharmacology, Curriculum Director, Year II Carol Kirila, D.O.Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Assistant Curriculum Director, Year II
Kevin D. Treffer, D.O.Director, Osteopathic Clinical SkillsW. Joshua Cox, D.O.Discipline Coordinator, Physical DiagnosisRance McClain, D.O.Discipline Coordinator, OPPSarah Parrott, D.O.Discipline Coordinator, CommunicationsRichard Magie, D.O.Discipline Coordinator, Spirituality
The Curriculum Committee is the guiding force to ensure excellence in educational programs for student learning at KCUMB. The specific responsibilities of the Curriculum Committee are to:
The Curriculum Committee consists of members of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Biosciences and reflects a broad representation of the programs of instruction within the colleges. Members are appointed annually by the President of the University.
2012-2013 Committee Membership
Ex Officio Members
Student Class Representatives
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