2014-2015 Committee Positions

Medical Student Council

2015-2016 Committee Positions


Click the title of each committee to be directed to their webpage for full description as well as a listing of current members available for contact.

*For questions or comments, please contact: Jason White, VP of Membership (jawwhite@iupui.edu)

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Dean-Appointed Committee

Admissions Committee (AC)
Serve as a full participant in the admissions and candidate selection process, as well as full voting members on the admissions committee.
An additional interview will be required for applicants to this committee.
Term length in years: 1
2 total members. Accepts MS3 x2 each year.
Academic Standards Committee (ASC)

Evaluate and assess the medical education program at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Term length in years: 2
4 total members. Accepts MS1 x2 each year.
Curriculum Council Basic Science Component (CCBS)

Oversee the first and second year basic science and clinical medicine education programs.

Term length in years: 2
4 total members. Accepts MS1 x2 each year.
Curriculum Council Clinical Component (CCC)

Oversee the third and fourth year clinical education programs.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts MS2 x1 each year.
Curriculum Council Steering Committee (CCS)

Oversee the undergraduate medical education program, the combined degree programs, and the graduate programs leading to the Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the medical sciences.

Term length in years: 2
4 total members. Accepts (MS1 or MS2) x2 each year.
Student Promotions Committee (SPC)
Monitor medical student academic and professionalism standards by reviewing academic performance after each grading period and after each USMLE. MS4 members will serve alongside IUSM Deans of Medical Student Affairs, Clerkship Directors, and chosen faculty members as voting members in the medical student disciplinary and dismissal process.
An additional interview will be required for applicants to this committee.
Term length in years: 1
2 total members. Accepts MS3 x2 each year.
Student Research Committee (SRC)

Oversee the undergraduate medical research program and the combined degree programs, as well as garner interest in research opportunities for medical students in the summer between their first and second years and beyond.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts (MS1 or MS2) x1 each year.
Teacher-Learner Advocacy Committee (TLAC)
Foster and ensure a professional learning environment by assisting in conflict resolution and sponsoring programs to enhance communication and professionalism in all learning environments.
An additional interview will be required for applicants to this committee.
Term length in years: 2
8 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x4 each year.

MSC-Appointed Committee

Admission Ambassadors (AA)

Work to make students participating in medical school admissions interviews at Indiana University School of Medicine more comfortable during their day on campus.

Term length in years: 2
6 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x3 each year.
Competency Teams Liaisons (CTL)

Facilitate communication between the competency teams and the MSC, which ultimately communicates with the entire student body.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x1 each year.
Evening of the Arts (EOTA)

Organize the annual event at which students and staff of the School of Medicine are given an opportunity to showcase their musical, artistic, theatrical, dance, or other talents.

Term length in years: 2
7 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining, in alternating years x3 or x4 each year.
Finding Inspiration and Resilience in Medicine Conference Committee (FIRM)
Term length in years: 2
6 total members. Accepts MS2 x3 each year.
GLIC Committee (GLIC)

The GLIC committee is responsible for designing, implementing and evaluating IUSM’s third year Global Longitudinal Intercession Curriculum. This curriculum serves as a means for providing a longitudinal component to the third year clerkships.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts MS2 x1 each year.
Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG)

Serve a two year term as the primary liaison for the Medical Student Council within the larger IUPUI Student Government, which represents the concerns of all graduate and professional students.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x1 each year.
Medical Undergraduate Mentoring PartnerShip (MUMPS)
Term length in years: 2
4 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x2 each year.
On Call Student Newspaper (NEWS)

On Call is the student-produced newspaper at Indiana University School of Medicine. Distributed to students via website and Twitter feed, it serves to keep all of IUSM up to date on current events and what is happening in and around the school.

Term length in years: 2
6 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x3 each year.
Organization of Student Representatives (OSR)

Bring medical student opinion to the AAMC leaders in Washington, D.C. several times per year, and to the OSR representatives at national and regional meetings. One member of this committee will be designated the “primary” OSR (usually the current MS3), with three “alternate” OSRs.

Term length in years: 1-4, renewable annually
4 total members. Accepts MS1 x1 each year.
Peer Advisor Program (PAP)
Serve as a resource for information, materials, and mentors to help integrate new IUSM students into the social and educational environment.
Term length in years: 1
3 total members. Accepts MS1 x3 each year.
Spring Formal Committee (SFC)

The Spring Formal Committee Co-chairs will coordinate and organize the spring formal currently known as the St. Vitus Dance. The Co-Chairs are also responsible for keeping MSC and the student body updated on issues relevant to the Spring Formal.

Term length in years: 2
4 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x2 each year.
Used Book Sale Coordinators (UBS)

Make educational materials available to students at a lower price via sales of books donated from past students.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x1 each year.
Website Development Team (WDT)

Facilitate communication between the MSC and the medical student body by updating and improving the MSC website.

Term length in years: 2
2 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x1 each year.
Wellness Liaison Coordinators (WL)

Provide a statewide education in wellness and self care by encouraging students to take time out of their school schedule to focus on themselves and their personal physical and mental health.

Term length in years: 2
8 total members. Accepts any student with 2+ years remaining x4 each year.