Steering Committee Members/Charge

Overview: The Steering Committee is responsible for overseeing the Self-Study process in preparation for the site visit by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. 

Charge:

  1. Monitor progress of the six Working Groups to address all areas of medical education at Upstate Medical University
  2. Arrange for college-wide review of and response to draft Self-Study
  3. Review, edit, and approve the final Self-Study Summary Report, Data Collection Instrument, Documentation Roadmap (appendices)
  4. Participate in LCME Kick-Off Event, mock site visits, and site visit Survey Team
Name Title Role on Steering Committee
Julio Licinio Dean, College of Medicine Co-Chair
Paul Ko Associate Dean,
Undergraduate Medical Education
Co-Chair
Working Group 3&5
Co-Chair
Lynn Cleary Vice President, Academic Affairs Member
Mantosh Dewan Distinguished Service Professor, Psychiatry Member
Lisa Phelan Director, Accreditation & Compliance Member
Lisa Neerukonda Coordinator, Accreditation & Compliance Member
Michael DePasquale MS 2, ISA Co-chair Student Member
Michelle Gorbonosov MS 2, ISA Co-chair Student Member
John Lofrese MS 4, ISA Co-chair Student Member
Gabrielle Ritaccio MS 4, ISA Co-chair Student Member
Renae Rokicki Project & Strategic Planning Administrator Working Group 1&2
Co-Chair
Tom Schwartz Interim Chair, Psychiatry Working Group 1&2
Co-Chair
Tom Swoboda Associate Dean,
Academic Affairs - Binghamton
Working Group 3&5
Co-Chair
Patty Kane Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Working Group 4
Co-Chair
Robert Corona Chair, Pathology Working Group 4
Co-Chair
Ann Botash Distinguished Teaching Professor, Pediatrics Working Group 6&7
Co-Chair
Margaret Maimone Associate Professor,
Cell & Developmental Biology
Working Group 6&7
Co-Chair
Lauren Germain Director, Evaluation, Assessment,
& Research
Working Group 8&9
Co-Chair
Christopher Morley Interim Chair, Public Health & Preventive
Medicine Vice Chair, Family Medicine
Working Group 8&9
Co-Chair
Julie White Dean, Student Affairs Working Group 10,11&12
Co-Chair
Larry Chin Chair, Neurosurgery Working Group 10,11&12
Co-Chair