Academic and Professionalism Subcommittees

Admissions Subcommittee - Student Admissions

The Admissions Subcommittee - Student Admissions prepares the criteria of prospective students for the incoming class. Makes recommendations to the Academic Committee about the criteria and conduct of the admissions process.
 

Membership

  • Six elected faculty members: four from the Kansas City campus, two from the Wichita campus 
  • Four appointed faculty members
  • Three medical students: two chosen from the Kansas City campus, one from the Wichita campus 
  • Associate Dean for Admissions (ex officio, non-voting) 
  • Associate Dean for Cultural Enhancement and Diversity (ex officio, non-voting)

Duties

 

  • Appointing SOM faculty members and students to the Selection Panel
  • Recommending students to the Academic and Professionalism Committee for admission to the School of Medicine
  • Proposing changes in the admissions criteria or processes

Process

The Committee shall meet on an as needed basis.

 

Student Promotions and Special Programs Subcommittee

The Student Promotions and Special Programs Subcommittee is concerned with ensuring students meet the standards for academic performance required by the School of Medicine. The Student Promotions and Special Programs Subcommittee also considers and makes recommendations to the Academic and Professionalism Committee concerning requests from students to follow a course of study different from the established curriculum.

Membership

  • Nine elected faculty members
  • Four medical students: two chosen from the Kansas City campus, one chosen from the Wichita campus, and one chose from the Salina campus
  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ex officio, non-voting)
  • Assoicate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Wichita (ex officio, non-voting)
  • Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (ex officio, non-voting)
  • Associate Dean for Cultural Affairs and Diversity (ex officio, non-voting)
  • Director of the Salina Campus (ex officio, non-voting) 

Duties

  • Review the grades of all medical students at the completion of each teaching unit
  • Review the academic record of any student having academic difficulties; review may result in submission of written recommendation for probations, suspension or dismissal to the Academic and Professionalism Committee 
  • Recommend to the Academic and Professionalism Committee those students who have satisfactorily completed Phase I of the Curriculum for promotion to Phase II
  • Recommend to the Executive Dean, through the Academic and Professionalism Committee, the list of students proposed for graduation
  • Review and make recommendations to Academic and Professionalism Committee concerning student special program requests and define the standards for satisfactory completion of Special Programs
  • Review and make recommendations concerning any matters of professionalism, including but not limited to aspects of personal behavior, ethics, and intrapersonal interactions with faculty, other students, and patients

Process

The Subcommittee shall meet on an as needed basis.

Further Information

Office of the Executive Dean
Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
913.588.5765
ljennemann@kumc.edu


This page last updated August 2013

Last modified: Nov 27, 2013
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