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Office of Curricular Affairs (OCA) and Curriculum Leadership

Office of Curricular Affairs

The stated purpose of the Office of Curricular Affairs (OCA) is to oversee and support curriculum development and implementation, curriculum evaluation and outcomes assessment, faculty development programs, and resources management related to these activities. The mission of the OCA is to build a collaboration of faculty, staff and students that is committed to the development and support of teaching and learning at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

To accomplish this mission, the OCA has the following goals:

  1. Providing leadership and collaborating with faculty, staff and students to plan, implement, enrich and revise the curriculum.
  2. Providing educational support services to facilitate the planning and delivery of the ongoing basic science and clinical instructional activities.
  3. Developing and implementing programs to assess learners and evaluate educational activities that will provide valid, reliable and useful data on the processes and outcomes of teaching and learning.
  4. Creating and implementing opportunities for teacher – learner development that will build educational excellence.
  5. Seeking opportunities to work with faculty and students on educational scholarship and research about methods, assessment, teaching and learning in medical education and supporting the dissemination of findings at both local and national levels.
  6. Building a communication network among faculty, staff and students to enhance the sharing of best practices and the commitment to quality improvement.
  7. Providing support and expertise for seeking external funds to enable the piloting and development of educational innovations.

 

Curriculum Leadership

  • Patricia A. Thomas, MD, FACP
    Vice Dean for Medical Education
    pat30@case.edu
  • Amy L. Wilson-Delfosse, PhD
    Associate Dean for Curriculum
    216.368.3494
    axw41@case.edu
  • Colleen M. Croniger, PhD
    Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research
    cmc6@case.edu
  • Susan Padrino, MD
    Assistant Dean for Clinical Sciences
    216.368.5189
    slp22@case.edu
  • Klara Papp, PhD
    Director of Assessment and Evaluations 
    216.368.4983 
    kkp4@case.edu 
  • Mamta K. Singh, MD, MS
    Assistant Dean for Health Systems Sciences
    mks11@case.edu

Office of Curricular Affairs Staff

  • Katharyn Battistone, M.Ed., T403
    Assessment Administration Manager
    kxb349@case.edu
    216.368.3440
  • Dyna Bolar-Speights, E306
    Coordinator of Physical Diagnosis
    dxb170@case.edu
    216.368.0590
  • Carol Chalkley, E306
    Administrative Director, Clinical Curriculum
    cab26@case.edu
    216.368.3783
  • Diane Dowd, Ph.D., E412
    Assistant Director of Student Assessment 
    dxd57@case.edu
    216.368.7561
  • Nivo Hanson, E414
    Assistant Director of Education Support Team
    nah8@case.edu
    216.368.6839
  • Bart Jarmusch, E405
    IQ Program Manager
    bbj2@case.edu
    216.368.3630
  • Jennifer Lennon, E306
    Administrative Director of Clinical Curriculum
    jml32@case.edu
    216.368.1541
  • Patti Quallich, E414
    Course Manager
    pvq@case.edu
    216.368.6617
  • Yifei Zhu, E414
    Program Evaluation Coordinator
    yxz828@case.edu
    216.368.1999

 


More information

 

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Revised 3/02/17