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Teaching opportunities

NEOMED faculty play a critical role in educating the next generation of physicians. We invite you to explore the opportunities to teach NEOMED medical students. Choose an option and location that work best with your schedule.

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Year Title Description Location Time commitment
M1 Medical Interviewing Students practice medical interviewing. Faculty provide feedback and perform a Clinical Skills assessment. NEOMED 3 hrs for each session
M1 Introduction to Clinical Reasoning Faculty demonstrate skills in interviewing, data gathering, documentation, and clinical reasoning. NEOMED 2 hrs for each session
M1 May Integrated Illness Scripts Presentations Grading Faculty provide feedback on presentations using Integrated Illness Scripts. NEOMED 3 sessions, 2.5 hours each
M1 May Physician Panel Panel Discussion on topics related to the life of a physician (e.g. patient care, work-life balance, and career challenges and opportunities) NEOMED 2 hours
M1, M2 Simulated Telemedicine Skills Practice Faculty facilitate a telemedicine group interview of a patient. Students practice interviewing skills and receive feedback on clinical reasoning and documentation. NEOMED 2 hours for each session
M1, M2 Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Small Groups Students present a patient, discuss a clinical scenario, or discuss articles from the medical literature to answer clinical questions in small groups facilitated by faculty. Zoom 2 hrs each session, total of 4 sessions
M1, M2 Evidence Based Medicine Grading Self-directed learning: Students receive a case and determine differential diagnoses. Literature review: Students write up a literature review to answer a clinical question. Faculty grade the assignments and provide feedback. Virtual and asynchronous ~30-60 minutes to grade an assignment
M1, M2, M3 Clinical Skills Assessment Grading Students interview a standardized patient (SP). Faculty provide ratings and feedback. Virtual or NEOMED Half day  (approximately 5 hours) or full day (approximately 10 hours)
Faculty may choose dates that are most convenient
Longitudinal, M1-M2 Primary Ambulatory Care Experience (PACE) Longitudinal, continuity of care experience with a physician preceptor. Physician’s practice site M1: 3 half days. M2: one half-day each semester. Faculty may select the most convenient days
Longitudinal, M1-M2 Physical Diagnosis Lab (PDL) Students practice physical examination techniques. Faculty provide guidance and feedback. Clinical site or NEOMED campus Full day. Faculty may select the most convenient days
M2 General Adult Physical Exam (GAPE) Scoring and Feedback Students demonstrate a complete exam on a peer and receive faculty feedback. Clinical site or NEOMED 2 hours per session
M2 August Case Presentation Skill Practice  Students practice case presentations. Each small group is led by a facilitator. Faculty, residents, and senior students welcome. NEOMED Single 1.5 hour session (e.g. August 9, 2022)
M2 August Motivational Interviewing Skill Practice Faculty facilitate small groups of students (approx. 4 students/group) who practice motivational interviewing skills. NEOMED Single session, 2 hours for each group (~August 16)
M2 November Intersectionality and LGBTQ+ Physician Panel Panel of healthcare professionals involved with Gender Affirming and Pride Clinics and mental health and supportive counseling. NEOMED 1.5 h session (11.8.22)
M2 November Simulated Patient Exercise: Discussing Sexuality and Gender Affirmation with Patients Students develop interview skills for discussing sexuality including; sexual health, the needs of our LGBTQ+ community, using appropriate pronouns, etc. NEOMED  2 hrs per session (11.8.22)
M2 November Interprofessional Team Project: Sex and Gender Identity Interprofessional team exercise focusing on LGBTQ+ health. NEOMED Single 2-hour session (11.15.22)
M2 February Interprofessional Education Students learn strategies to manage end-of-life patient encounters. Kent State University 3 hours (~February 7, 2023)
M2 March Boundaries and Professionalism in Clinical Settings Panel Panel discussion of boundaries and professionalism in clinical settings. Ethical, legal, and patient care implications are discussed. NEOMED Single session, 1.5 hours (~March 28, 2023)
Longitudinal, M2 M2 Clinical Seminar Leaders Students practice H&Ps, documentation, presentations, and clinical reasoning skills. Clinical site or NEOMED Average of 2.5 hrs per session x 5 sessions
M3 July Technical Skills Day Occurs prior to clerkships. Students learn procedural skills including suturing/knot tying, IV/IO, NGT, Injections, Male GU/Rectal, Catheters, Sterile Technique NEOMED 9 hours; once a year (July)
M3 July Practice-Branched Exams Occurs prior to clerkships. Students work with faculty to demonstrate competency in branched exams (Oral, Musculoskeletal, Neuro) NEOMED 9 hours; once a year (July)
M3 all year Simulated Project ECHO  Project ECHO uses technology to share interprofessional expertise to reduce disparities and improve care. Students participate in a simulated ECHO experience and learn about social justice topics that impact patients. NEOMED Each session is 2.5 hours.  Multiple sessions throughout the year. Faculty may select the most convenient days
M3 all year Health Systems Questions Faculty grade students’ written responses to questions based on assigned readings about systems-based practice concepts. Virtual and asynchronous About 1 hr to grade 4  responses
M3 all year Health Systems Workshops Faculty facilitate workshops on topics including physician well-being, healthcare economics, and patient safety. Zoom 2 hours per workshop; faculty may select the most convenient days
M4 March Palliative Care Small Groups Small group discussion during the senior Clinical Epilogue and Capstone course. NEOMED 4 hours
M4 March Clinical Epilogue and Capstone Mini-Electives Small group discussions on an approved topic related to medicine. Topics & syllabi must be approved by course faculty. NEOMED Tues electives:  4 hours/week  x  3 weeks
Mon/Wed electives: 8 hours/week x 3 weeks
M4 March Clinical Epilogue and Capstone Book Discussions Faculty select and discuss a book related to medicine. Book must be approved by course faculty. NEOMED 2 hours during March plus prep time
M4 all year Elective Director Electives allow M4 students to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge and to explore specialties in greater depth Clinical sites and private offices 4 weeks
M1 -M4 Reflective Practice Students explore humanism and ethics through fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film, and case studies Hybrid (NEOMED + Viirtual) Leaders work with the same student group from M1 through M4

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College of Medicine Standing Committees

The College of Medicine standing committees is appointed to represent the College and its interests related to the mission, role, and functions of the college. These committees shall make decisions where appropriate, develop policy, and provide recommendations to the leadership committee of the College.

Faculty are appointed to standing committees by the Nominating and Membership committee through a yearly nomination process that takes place from May through June. The Nominating and Membership Committee reviews faculty nominations to determine the best candidates to serve in open positions on standing committees.

Faculty have the opportunity to serve on a number of standing committees:


  • Typically meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month, 8-11 a.m. The purpose of the committee is to oversee the admissions process by setting policies and guidelines for the selection of the College’s students and to ensure that the faculty have final responsibility for recommending student candidates to the dean.

Committee on Academic Progress and Professionalism Phase 2

  • Meets for four hours once a month. Specific date and time influenced by committee members’ availability. The CAPP Phase 2 Committee is responsible for tracking the academic progress of all students enrolled in the M.D. degree program at NEOMED.

Curriculum Committee

  • The curriculum committee meets for 2-3 hours monthly and has ultimate decision-making and policy-making authority for the design, content, administration and evaluation of the curriculum, including its individual modules and segments. This purview includes oversight of integration and continuous quality improvement. Meetings include the option for remote attendance.

Non-Tenure Faculty Appointment and Promotion

  • Meets 4-5 times per year, with the highest volume being in the fall semester. The committee evaluates credentials, education, and research portfolio of applicants for appointment and promotion without tenure.

Nominating and Membership

  • Meets 1-3 times in person per year, plus multiple email/online correspondences, with the highest volume being May-June. This committee evaluates and proposes members for the other standing committees in the College of Medicine. Members of the Nominating and Membership committee are selected by a faculty vote.

For more about the standing committees, contact:

  • Rebecca German, Ph.D., Chair, Nominating, and Membership Committee –
  • Jennifer Lint, M.Ed., M.P.A, Director, Administration and Communications, Office of the Dean –

More about the COM standing committees can be found in the bylaws.