Curriculum Renewal Timeline at the USA College of Medicine

 

2011 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd–4th yr start

1st-2nd yr start

 

 

 

 

 

 

Develop action plans

 

 

Develop and adopt competency based COM objectives

 

Develop an integrated curriculum template for years 1 and 2

 

 

Identify  Module Directors and Thread Leaders

 

 

 

Identify set of learner-centered educational methods that promote active learning

 

 

 

Train faculty to write objectives for a competency based curriculum

 

 

 

Develop Objectives for
M1-M4

 

 

 

Identify Basic and Clinical Science Faculty within the modules

 

 

 

Faculty development in curriculum integration and active learning strategies

 

 

Review  module objectives

 

 

 

Develop content, methods of teaching and assessment for individual modules

 

 

Define mechanism for inclusion of additional basic science information in M3 and M4 curriculum

 


2012

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

July

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd - 4th yr start

1st-2nd yr start

 

 

 

 

 

Conduct review of proposed M1 modules and revise as needed

 

 

Modify institutional infrastructure to facilitate active learning activities

 

 

 

Enhance and develop interactive student self-learning tools to provide immediate feedback

 

 

 

Develop standardized process for students to evaluate effectiveness of the new curriculum

 

 

 

Conduct review  of proposed M2 modules and revise as needed

 

 

 

Conduct instructional session for entering students regarding  educational methods

 

 

Faculty development in curriculum integration and active learning strategies

 

 

Implement M1 curriculum

 

 

Include additional basic science information in M3 and M4 curriculum

 


2013 

 

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

July

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Implement M1 curriculum

 

 

Implement M2 curriculum

Conduct review of fall M1 modules and revise as needed

 

Conduct review of spring M1 modules and revise as needed

 

Revise M3 content, methods of teaching and assessment based on new objectives

Conduct review of proposed changes in M3 clerkships and revise as needed

Faculty development in curriculum integration and active learning strategies

2014

Implement M2 curriculum

 

Conduct review of fall M1 and M2  modules

 

Conduct review of spring M1 and M2 modules

Modify M4 rotations to meet new rotation objectives

Conduct review of proposed changes in M4 rotations

Implement M3 curriculum

Faculty development in eduational strategies

2015

Implement M3 curriculum

 

 

Implement M4 curriculum

 

Conduct annual review of M1 and M2  modules and Clerkships 

Faculty development in eduational strategies

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Indicates activities that require  curriculum development

 

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Indicates Curriculum Committee responsibilities

 

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