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Available Workgroups Contact

Work GroupChair Person
Students Christopher Parrino, MS 
Pre-clerkship Content Dr. Devang Patel, Director of Pre-Clerkship Curriculum 
Threads and Tracks (Thracks) Dr. Norman Retener, Director of Longitudinal Undergraduate Medical Education 
Clinical Content Dr. Philip Dittmar, Director of Clinical Curriculum 
New Opportunities in the 4th Year Dr. Joseph Martinez, Associate Dean for Medical Education
Educational Resources and Infrastructure Dr. Donna Parker, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education 
Research and Scholarly Activity  Dr. Kerri Thom, Assistant Dean for Student Research & Education, Director of the Office of Student Research 
Teaching Methods Dr. Nirav Shah, Assistant Dean for Curriculum 
Dual-Degree Programs  Dr. Elizabeth Lamos, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs 
Assessment Dr. Constance Lapac, Assistant Dean for Assessment
Admissions Dr. Sandra Quezada, Associate Dean for Medical School Admissions; Assistant Dean for Academic and Multicultural Affairs 

Preclerkship Course Leadership (for new curriculum)


CourseCourse Director(s)
Foundations Olga Ioffe, MD
Blood & Host Defense Nicholas Carbonetti, PhD and Madhurima Koka, MD
Brain & Behavior Prachi Mehndiratta, MD
Digestion & Hormones Seema Patil, MD
Practice of Medicine I Norman Retener, MD
Cardiovascular, Renal & Pulmonary Stanley Liu, MD
Skin, Bones & Musculature Idris Amin, MD
Life Cycle Katelyn Donohue, MD
Multisystem Ryan Spangler, MD 
Practice of Medicine II Bernadette Siaton, MD 
Foundations of Research and Critical Thinking  Donald Matteson, PhD