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INFORMATION FOR

Mapping and Integration Subcommittee

Purpose

The Mapping and Integration Subcommittee (MIS) serves as a standing subcommittee of the Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee (EPCC) of Yale School of Medicine. This subcommittee oversees curricular mapping for the YSM competencies, subcompetencies and milestones to foster curricular transparency, monitor horizontal and vertical curriculum integration, and to promote content representation for student achievement of competencies and milestones. The MIS will annually report to the EPCC on the mapping and representation of curricular activities related to the YSM competencies, subcompetencies and milestones. In the annual report to the EPCC, the MIS will make recommendations to enhance integration and ensure appropriate levels of content related to the competencies, subcompetencies and milestones within the curriculum. The EPCC retains final authority for the approval of changes to educational policies.

Specific MIS charges include:

  • Work in close collaboration with course, clerkship and elective directors and other stakeholders to map course, clerkship, elective and session learning objectives (LOs) to the YSM competencies, subcompetencies and milestones.
  • Work in close collaboration with medical education review committees, course, clerkship and elective directors and other stakeholders to identify deficiencies or excesses in the representation of content and assessments related to the competencies, subcompetencies and milestones.
  • Provide recommendations for remediation for deficiencies or excesses in the representation of LOs and assessments related to the competencies, subcompetencies and milestones
  • Serve as a consultation group to assist curricular leaders and participants in mapping activities to the competencies, subcompetencies and milestones.

Membership

  • Chair, appointed by the Chair of the EPCC (1)
  • Associate Chair, appointed by the Chair of the EPCC (1)
  • Faculty representative from the Course Review Cmt.1 (1)
  • Faculty representative from the Clerkship Review Cmt. 1 (1)
  • Faculty representative from the ATP Review Cmt.1 (1)
  • MS 1 or 2 Representative elected by MSC process (1)
  • MS 3, 4 or 5 Representative elected by MSC process (1)
  • Up to 4 Additional Adjunct faculty2 selected by Chair and Associate Chair of the committee. (4)

1 Faculty holding roles on these committees can be selected as representatives to the MIS.

  • Solicitation of nominations: When openings occur, there will be solicitation by chair of the appropriate review committee for nomination. Candidates may self-nominate or be nominated by other review committee members.
  • Election procedure: Election of nominated candidates is done by vote of the members of the appropriate review committee.
  • No term limits

2 The committee will appoint up to 4 adjunct members.

  • Adjunct members are full-time YSM faculty with an interest in medical education.
  • These positions will be advertised on the medical education committee’s website and communicated to department chairs, directors of medical studies, and course/clerkship directors.
  • Interested faculty members will be appointed to the committee for a 4-year term. If more than four faculty members express interest, final selection will be made by the chair and associate chair of the MIS.