Non-Voting Entity Descriptions

Academic Standards Committee - Entity Description

The Academic Standards Committee (ASC) is charged to develop and implement a systemic evaluation process for the components and outcomes of the medical education program. The ASC will review each IUSM course/learning unit, competency curricula, and student performance data at specified intervals to enhance the ability of the School to monitor and evaluate the educational program and make informed decisions to enhance the curriculum. After careful outcomes analysis, using national norms for learner performance as a frame of reference when possible and data from the assessment of learners and from faculty, the ASC will acknowledge exemplars, note deficiencies and make recommendations for the improvement of the objectives, content, pedagogy, design, learner assessments, and evaluation strategies being used by the components of the curriculum through regular reports made to the Curriculum Council Steering Committee. ASC also hears grade appeals after they have been reviewed by department chairs to make a recommendation to the Executive Associate Dean for Educational Affairs.

Admissions Ambassadors Coordinators: Entity Description

Admissions Ambassadors is a student-led organization that works to make students participating in medical school admissions interviews at Indiana University School of Medicine more comfortable during their day on campus. The goal of Admissions Ambassadors volunteers is to make the interview process for prospective medical students as fun, informative, and rewarding as possible.

Student volunteers make the day of the applicant easier by:

  1. Having lunch with the candidate during a student panel question & answer session.
  2. Giving campus tours.
  3. Spending time in the hospitality room where candidate students relax between scheduled interview day activities.

The purpose of interacting with medical student volunteers is to provide prospective medical students with an opportunity to seek the answers to questions about life as a medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine, devoid of pressure from interviewers, faculty, or staff.

Admissions Committee - Entity Description

Description of the Admissions Committee:

The proceedings of the Admissions Committee at Indiana University School of Medicine are private. Only members of the committee may participate in committee meetings, review applicant files, or make recommendations regarding candidates for admission. Further information about the admissions process may be accessed at this link.

CC - Steering Committee - Entity Description

The CCSC has oversight of the Curriculum Council Basic Science Component and Curriculum Council Clinical Science Component. We approve policies passed by both of these committees and address issues that are pertinent to the entire school and not just in the first two or the last two years (ex. statewide grade distribution policy, religious holiday observance policy, etc.). Our role is to provide the student perspective and insight into these curricular issues.

Competency Teams Liasons - Entity Description

- Create activities for MS1 orientation to introduce incoming students to the core competencies and their role in medical education.
- Set guidelines for fulfilling Levels 1, 2, and 3 Competencies.
- Work with Competency Directors on the committee and Clerkship Directors to develop projects that meet the criteria for Level 3 Competency.
- Develop a standardized method for students to remediate competency deficiencies.
- Meetings take place once a month, usually on Mondays from 2-3 pm in Daly.

Curriculum Council - Clinical Component Entity Description

  • Oversee the undergraduate medical education program, including the basic and clinical sciences, the combined degree programs, and the graduate programs leading to the Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the medical sciences.
  • Oversee the third and fourth year clinical education programs.

Curriculum Council Basic Science Component - Entity Description

The purpose of the Curriculum Council is to...
...Oversee the undergraduate medical education program, including the basic and clinical sciences, the combined degree programs, and the graduate programs leading to the Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the medical sciences.

The purpose of the Curriculum Council Basic Science Component is to...
...Oversee the first and second year basic science and clinical medicine education programs.

GLIC Committee Entity Description

This committee is in charge of designing, implementing and evaluating Indiana University School of Medicine’s Third Year Global Longitudinal Intercession Curriculum. This curriculum serves as a means for providing a longitudinal component to the third year clerkships and covers issues ranging from family and domestic violence to the basics of root cause analysis. Student members help to provide constructive analysis of the effectiveness of previous sessions and input into planning future meetings.

Graduate and Professional Student Government: Entity Description

The Graduate and Professional Student Government is the primary liaison for the Medical Studen

OSR - Entity Description

The OSR is a national organization that is the student branch of the AAMC (American Association of Medical Colleges).  It represents the undergraduate medical student body to the academic medicine community.  Every accredited medical school in the U.S. appoints representatives to this group, and the OSR is responsible for bringing medical student opinion to the AAMC.  The administrative board of the OSR meets with AAMC leaders in Washington, D.C. several times per year, and the OSR representatives gather annually at national and regional meetings.  The AAMC itself is the organization responsible for running the licensing exams for physicians (the Boards), the match program for residency, and many other things that are part of becoming a physician.

In addition to contacting IUSMs student representatives, you can also access the websites listed below: