Curriculum Council Basic Science Component - Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of a student member of the CCBS is to serve as a liaison between the Medical Student Council and the CCBS. Therefore, attendance of every representative at each monthly MSC meeting and CCBS meeting is a necessity in order to properly fulfill the position.

The CCBS representatives are responsible for reporting to the MSC regarding the progress of the committee. In the event that the committee does not meet as scheduled (once per month), the representatives are still responsibile for contacting and meeting with the committee chair to obtain an update before the next MSC meeting.The student representatives would be expected to make recommendations to the committee and express the students' perspective about the first and second year curricula.

The CCBS representative has full voting priveleges as a member of the committee and is regarded by the faculty and administration as an equal contributor to the proper functioning of the committee. Therefore, the highly recommended candidates will also be the most proactive students.

Before accepting their position, the CCBS candidates agree to attend the annual MSC Leadership Day in August as well as serve as a member of the the interview committee on the subsequent Interview Day during the following year. Both of these events will take place on a Saturday.