Policy on Curriculum Evaluation Plan

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IUSM-PO-EDU-CUR-0007

Full Policy Contents

Scope
Policy Statement
Reason for Policy
Procedures
Definitions
Sanctions

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Additional Contacts
Forms
Related Information
History

Effective: 11/28/16
Last Updated: 1/31/2017

Responsible University Office:
Medical Student Education

Responsible University Administrator
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education

Policy Contact:
Administrative support specialist, Medical Student Education

RESPONSIBLE Senior director, Planning, Assessment, and Evaluation
ACCOUNTABLE Curriculum Council Steering Committee chairs
SUPPORT Assessment and evaluation specialist
CONSULT Medical Student Education
INFORM Executive associate dean for educational affairs

LCME Standards

8.4 Program evaluation


Scope

IUSM medical education program, faculty and students


Policy Statement

The school, by way of its curricular committees, will provide oversight and management of the curriculum through review of the relevant data on performance and outcomes and on a timeline outlined in the IUSM Curriculum Evaluation Plan.


Reason for Policy

Appropriate overview and management of the curriculum requires timely and comprehensive review of outcome measures and assessments that reflect on the various aspects of the educational program at the IUSM. The Curriculum Evaluation Plan defines a structure and a system for the primary review of these data, with abridged reporting from the primary subcommittees to the Curriculum Council Steering Committee for final recommendations and interventions.


Approval

Approved by the Curriculum Council Steering Committee 11/29/2016.


Procedures

Subcommittees of the Curriculum Council Steering Committee are listed as standing items on committee agendas. They provide updates as appropriate.


Definitions

Subcommittee: A small group composed of some members of the Curriculum Council Steering Committee and ex officio support members.


Sanctions

There are no formal sanctions or penalty. However, failure to comply with this policy should trigger a process improvement review.


Additional Contacts

Subject Contact Phone Email
Medical Student Education Windi Horsby whornsby@iu.edu

Forms

IUSM Curriculum Evaluation Plan


Related Information

  • Institutional learning objectives.
  • Curriculum Council Steering Committee Governance Policy.
  • Institutional Learning Objectives Review Policy.

History

Policy subcommittee formed summer 2016.
Approved by the Curriculum Council Steering Committee 11/29/2016.

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