CSS: Clinical Sciences Subcommittee

The CSS is responsible for (1) reviewing and recommending policies and programs regarding the third- and fourth-year core clerkships to the Committee on Undergraduate Medical Education, (2) managing the implementation and evaluation of the clerkship curriculum, (3) reviewing for approval new elective clerkship proposals from faculty members, and (4) implementing and evaluating the clinical elective curriculum.

The Committee on Clinical Sciences Subcommittee (CSS) occurs on the second Monday of the month from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM CST unless otherwise noted. The meeting takes place in the MedEd Conference Room, 910 Madison, Room 1025 and is video-conferenced to Knoxville & Chattanooga.

Committee Members

Memphis Campus

  • Gayle Minard, M.D. (Chair) (Surgery)
  • Kristen Bettin, M.D. (Pediatrics)
  • Susan Brewer, M.D. (Student Affairs)
  • Beth Choby, M.D.
  • Victoria Collier, Class of 2019
  • Amondo Freire, M.D. (Medicine)
  • Kathy Gibbs- SASSI
  • Valerie Jameson, M.D. (Pediatrics) 
  • Roberto Levi-D'Ancona, M.D. (Ob/Gyn)
  • George Maish, M.D.
  • Kimberlee Norwood, M.A. (Medical Educator)
  • Vicki Park, Ph.D.
  • Jyotsna Ranga, M.D. (Psychiatry)
  • Taylor Stavely, Class of 2018
  • Sarah Tiggelaar, M.D. (Family Medicine)
  • Francisco Vieira, M.D.
  • Mervat Wahba, M.D. (Neurology)

Nashville Campus

  • Christopher Trabue, M.D. (Medicine)

Chattanooga Campus

  • Jeanie Dassow, M.D. (Ob/Gyn)
  • Danielle Dillard
  • Robert C. Fore, Ed.D.
  • Michael Greer, M.D. (Surgery)
  • Audrey Hine, M.D.
  • Joe Hine, M.D.
  • Gary Malakoff, M.D. (Medicine)
  • Mukta Panda, M.D.
  • Pam Scott
  • Bruce Shack, M.D. (Dean)
  • Abdelazim Sirelkhatim, M.D. (Neurology)
  • Cathy Stevens, M.D. (Pediatrics)
  • Scott Ward, Class of 2018
  • J. Mack Worthington, M.D. (Family Med.)

Knoxville Campus

  • William Dabbs, M.D. (Family Medicine)
  • Upinder Dhand, M.D. (Neurology)
  • Paige Johnson, M.D. (Ob/Gyn)
  • Missy Maples
  • Michael McNally, M.D. (Surgery)
  • Paul Miller, M.D. (Psychiatry)
  • James Neutens, M.D. (Dean)
  • Joseph Peeden, M.D. (Pediatrics)
  • Janet Purkey, M.D. (Medicine)
  • Forrest Sturgill, Class of 2019
  • Norm Walton, M.D. (Neurology)

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Interim Associate Dean, Medical Education:
Michael Whitt, Ph.D.

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Steve J. Schwab, M.D.