Curriculum Transformation Timeline

January 2014

Phase 1 Planning Group convened by Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education.

August 2014

Curriculum Committee approves new Two-pass organ-based unit schema.

November 2014

Assistant Dean for Foundational Sciences conducts two faculty and two student forums to collect feedback on the proposed two-pass organ-based block schedule for MS1-2 years.

March - June 2015

Dean approves the appointment of co-directors (one clinician/one basic scientist) for every foundational science course in the MS 1-2 years. 

October 2015

Curriculum Retreat held with new Systems-Based Unit Co-Directors, new Case-Based Learning Course Director, Curriculum Committee members, student representatives and relevant administrators attending.

November 2015-August 2016

Unit Curriculum/Content Meetings Ongoing, with collaboration between Unit Directors (Clinician/Basic Scientist), Thread Leaders, Students, Phase 1 Committee, Curriculum Committee

February 2016

"Upstate College of Medicine - Curriculum Office" Facebook page born!  "Like" us for up-to-date information on the new curriculum and other happenings in the Curriculum Office!

August 8, 2016

Implementation of Unified Pre-clerkship ("UP") Curriculum at Upstate Medical University!