Year 4 Medicine Committee

Sub-committee of the Medicine Curriculum Development Committee.

Membership

Membership is usually for a period of two years. The Chair of the committee will be invited to become a member of the CDC.

Chair

  • Year 4 Medicine Convenor

Membership

  • ILP & Honours Convenor and Coordinator

Members

  • Medicine Program Authority
  • Representatives from the following areas
    • School of Medical Sciences
    • School of Women’s and Children’s Health
    • School of Psychiatry
    • School of Public Health & Community Medicine
    • Prince of Wales clinical school
    • Rural Clinical School
    • St George and Sutherland Clinical School
    • St Vincent’s Clinical School
    • South Western Sydney Clinical School
    • Office of Medical Education
    • School of Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences
    • Medicine Education & Student Office
    • Undergraduate Student Representatives
  • Faculty Supervisor Support Representative

Terms of Reference

The main responsibility of the Year 4 Medicine committee is to represent their school, within the Faculty of Medicine, with oversight and governance and to support the convenor allowing effective running of this year 4 medical research programme.

A Supervisor Support Representative will also sit on this committee and provide support/insight into early career researchers and new supervisor development.

The UNSW Medical Society (MedSoc) will provide two representatives (non-voting) for: ILP and BSc (Med) Hons for reporting feedback and discussion participation.

The key activities of this role include:

  • Attending committee meetings
  • Providing feedback to and from schools relating to changes to the programme
  • Approving the course outline and related student and supervisor documentation
  • Supporting assessment activities (e.g. chairing/marking seminars)
  • Participating and providing feedback on any new procedures related to the programme
  • Approving assessment items
  • Approving marking criteria and rubrics
  • Approving grades
  • Providing feedback from students, supervisors, examiners relating to the programme
  • Provide advice to the convenor on problematic student/supervisor cases