The UME COMMITTEE is composed of leaders in UME at BIDMC. Chaired by the Director of UME, the committee will work with the director to address issues of quality in medical student education at BIDMC including but not limited to:

  • Promoting inclusion and diversity

  • Supporting course and clerkship leaders in curricular development to promote continuity in the curriculum

  • Enhancing opportunities for integration of teaching across specialties

  • Enhancing opportunities for inter-professional education

  • Enhancing the rigor of elective clinical experiences

  • Enhancing the environment of learning including creation of interventions to eliminate student mistreatment

  • Improving the feedback and evaluation process for students

  • Promoting faculty development in all areas of UME

  • Promoting and evaluating resident-as-teacher programs as applicable in all areas of UME

  • Reviewing rotation evaluations and supporting continuous quality improvement

  • Addressing logistical issues (e.g., classroom space, access to patients) that challenge the educational experience for students

  • Assisting departments in transitions in leadership of courses and clerkships

  • Recruiting medical students to BIDMC residencies

Members:

Chair, UME director
Vice President for Education
PCE Director and Associate Director
Vice Chairs for Education in Departments that have core clerkships or advanced clinical electives or other curricular equivalent
Practice of Medicine Site Directors

Contact Information
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave, East-200
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-9120
617-667-9122
education@bidmc.harvard.edu