Non-Voting Committee Responsibilities

Academic Standards Committee - Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Academic Standards Committee Student Members

The primary responsibility of the student members of the Academic Standards Committees is to serve as a liaison between the Medical Student Council and their Academic Standards Committee. Therefore, attendance of every representative at each Medical Student Council meeting and Academic Standards Committee meeting is a necessity in order to properly fulfill the position.
The Academic Standards Committee 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 responsible for contacting and meeting with the committee chair to obtain an update before the next MSC meeting.
Each Academic Standards Committee representative has full voting privileges as a member of their assigned committee and is regarded by the faculty and administration as an equal contributor to the proper functioning of the committee. Therefore, the most highly recommended candidates for the Academic Standards Committees will also be the most proactive students.
Before accepting their position, all Academic Standards Committee candidates must agree to attend the annual MSC Leadership Day in August as well as serve as a member of the interview committee on the subsequent Interview Day during the following year.  Both of these events will take place on a Saturday.

 

Admissions Ambassadors Coordinators: Responsibilities

The Admissions Ambassadors Co-coordinators will work with the Executive Vice-President of the 2nd year class and the Admissions Office to ensure the following activities take place on every medical school applicant interview day:

  1. Student-led tours of the medical center.
  2. Student panel discussion.
  3. Students (MSII, MS III, MSIV) give short presentations to prospective students from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. during the interview day. They will also be available to answer questions from the prospective students.

Before accepting the position, the candidate agrees to attend each monthly Medical Student Council Meeting and submit periodic updates on the progress of the entity's activities.

The candidate also agrees 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.

Admissions Committee - Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Student Members of the Admissions Committee

Indiana University School of Medicine values its students and the contributions they make to the School of Medicine. In order to demonstrate its complete commitment to inclusion of student input in all aspects of student life and school administration, it includes two fourth-year medical students on the Admissions Committee and considers their participation invaluable. With the inclusion of medical students its admissions committee, Indiana University School of Medicine joins the large majority of American medical schools that also include students on their admissions committees. The student members of the Admissions Committee at Indiana University School of Medicine are full participants in the admissions and candidate selection process, as well as full voting members on the admissions committee. As members of the School of Medicine student body who have completed the majority of their required academic and clinical training, fourth year medical students are positioned to bring their unique perspective on the challenges that will confront future medical students to the Admissions Committee. To participate in the selection of future medical students, and by extension, future colleagues in the medical profession, is both an honor and a privilege.

CC - Steering Committee - Member Responsibilities

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

The CCSC representative is 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 representative is still responsibile for contacting and meeting with the committee chair to obtain an update before the next MSC meeting.The student representative would be expected to make recommendations to the committee and express the students' perspective about the curriculum of any of the four years.

The CCSC 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 CCSC candidate agrees 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.

Competency Teams Liasons - Member Responsibilities

Student members of the Competency Team Liaisons shall act as the primary intermediary between the Medical Student Council and each of the specific Competency Teams.  Competency Team Liaisons may serve both as a Competency Team Liaison and as a member of an individual Competency Team.  Please see the entity description for more information.

Curriculum Council - Clinical Component Responsibilities

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

The CCCC 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 3rd and 4th year curriculums.

The CCCC 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 CCCC 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.

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.

GLIC Committee Responsibilities

All committee members must attend and participate in approximately four to six GLIC planning meetings per year.

Graduate and Professional Student Government: Student Responsibilities

The Graduate and Professional Student Government representative is responsible for keeping the Medical Student Council informed of proceedings and activities of the GPSG.

The Graduate and Professional Student Government representative for the School of Medicine also works with other representatives of the other graduate schools at IUPUI in legislative actions and the election of new Graduate and Professional Student Government officers.

Attendance at all GPSG meetings is paramount, otherwise, the School of Medicine will not receive its allotted portion of the student activity fee, nor will the voice of the School of Medicine be represented at GPSG meetings.  The student activity fee determines a large share of the Medical Student Council budge, a component of which may be utilized throughout the semester for Medical Student Council events and for emergency funding of Student Interest Group activities.

OSR - Responsibilities

An OSR representative's main goal is to act as a liaison between his/her school and the Association of American Medical Colleges / OSR at a national level. This includes listening to colleagues suggestions and complaints about all issues, gathering information from the AAMC and distributing it to fellow classmates, and also communicating with OSR reps from across the country. There are annual national and regional meetings where OSR reps gather to exchange ideas and to learn about new events and issues occurring in medical education.

OSR representatives are encouraged to attend the monthly MSC meetings in order to stay up to date with events occurring on campus conducted by the Medical Student Council, School of Medicine news, and the concerns of the elected representatives of the student population at Indiana University School of Medicine.