Medical Education Steering Committee (MESC)

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Academic Year 2019-20

The Medical Education Steering Committee meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 12:15 – 2:00 P.M. in the Pennington Medical Education Building (PME), Room 214, unless otherwise specified.

  • July 25, 2019
  • August 22, 2019
  • September 26, 2019
  • October 17, 2019* - Third Thursday
  • November 21, 2019* - Third Thursday
  • December 19, 2019* - Third Thursday
  • January 23, 2020
  • February 27, 2020
  • March 26, 2020
  • April 23, 2020
  • May 28, 2020
  • Curriculum Committees Joint Meeting*: Details to be determined
  • June 25, 2020
  • MESC Retreat*: Details to be determined

* Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership Academic Year 2019-20

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address: MESC@lists.med.unr.edu

Medical Education Steering Committee: Membership
MembersMembershipTerm
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D., Chair
Pharmacology
Elected (Basic Science) 7/2019 - 6/2022
Chair term: 12/2018 - 11/2020
Kirk Bronander, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Ex-Officio Voting Chair, Years 3-4 Committee
Heather Burkin, Ph.D.
Pharmacology
Elected (Basic Science) 7/2017 - 6/2020
Lisa Calvo, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Elected (Clinical) 7/2017 – 6/2020
Kacey Durant, M.D.
Family Medicine - Reno
Elected (Clinical) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Lacy Fettic, M.D.
Family Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Clinical Department Chairs) 7/2017 - 6/2020
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Ex-Officio Voting Chair, Years 1-2 Committee
Cynthia Mastick, Ph.D.
Pharmacology
Appointed (Basic Science Department Chairs) 7/2019 - 6/2022
Gillian Moritz, Ph.D.
Physiology & Cell Biology
Appointed (Basic Science Department Chairs) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Darryll Patterson, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Dean) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology
Appointed (Dean) 7/2017 - 6/2020
Stephanie Wright, M.D.
Family Medicine - Reno
Appointed (Clinical Department Chairs) 7/2018 - 6/2021
Student Representatives
Vacant Medical Student Year 1 9/2019 - 6/2020
Vacant Medical Student Year 1 9/2019 - 6/2020
Brandy Soltz (Class of 2022) Medical Student Year 2 7/2019 - 6/2020
Tasha Vazquez (Class of 2022) Medical Student Year 2 7/2019 - 6/2020
Katelyn Fellows (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 3 7/2019 – 6/2020
John Rolshoven (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 3 7/2019 - 6/2020
Patrick Cassiday (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 4 7/2019 - 5/2020
Joseph Rebman (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 4 7/2019 - 5/2020
Non-Voting Members
Timothy Baker, M.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Associate Dean, Medical Education
Ken Hunter, Sc.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Jill Packman, Ph.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Director, Interprofessional Education
Gary Shen, M.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Principle Academic Officer, Las Vegas
Mary Shultz Ex-Officio Non-Voting Director, Savitt Medical Library
Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Ex-Officio Non-Voting Associate Dean, Admissions & Student Affairs
Administrative Support
Jennifer Hagen, M.D. Associate Dean, Faculty Development  
April Heiselt, Ph.D. Director, Office for Community Faculty
Brady Janes, Ph.D. Director, Curriculum Assessment and Development
Melissa Piasecki, M.D. Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs  
Gwen Shonkwiler, Ph.D. Director, Evaluation and Assessment  
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment

Decision