Undergraduate Medical Education Committee

Undergraduate Medical Education Committee E-List - ume@academicpathology.org

Chair - Valerie Fitzhugh, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Vice Chair - Karen Thompson, University of Hawaii

In accordance with AAPath's Operating Procedures, the goals of the UME Committee are to:

  1. Support academic pathology departments in the medical student teaching mission
  2. Support leaders of undergraduate medical education within academic departments of pathology
  3. Stay informed about LCME accreditation policy that might impact academic departments of pathology and advise Council and the AAPath membership
  4. Be informed about activities within AAMC that impact undergraduate medical education activities in academic departments of pathology
  5. Serve as a forum to discuss emerging issues in the planning and delivery of medical student teaching
  6. Advance scholarship of teaching
  7. Provide advice and direction to AAPath regarding medical student education issues

The Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME) are a joint project of AAPath's UME Committee (Chairs) and UMEDS (Medical School Course Directors)

If you are a department chair who is interested in joining a committee, please contact the AAPath office at 302-660-4940 or info@academicpathology.org.