Year 1 - 2 Block Directors Committee

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Academic Year 2017-18

The Year 1 - 2 Block Directors Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:30 P.M. in the Pennington Medical Education Building, Room 214 (Reno), unless otherwise specified.

  • July 18, 2017
  • August 15, 2017
  • September 19, 2017
  • October 17, 2017
  • November 14, 2017* - Second Tuesday
  • December 19, 2017
  • January 16, 2018
  • February 20, 2018
  • March 20, 2018
  • April 17, 2018
  • May 15, 2018
  • Curriculum Directors Retreat*: Details to be determined
  • Block Director Retreat*: June 12, 2018 (Reno), details to be determined
  • June 19, 2018

*Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Year 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership AY2017-18

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address: Year1-2@lists.med.unr.edu

Years 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership
MemberDepartmentBlock/Course
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D. Chair Internal Medicine – Reno MED 633 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems I
MED 640 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems II
Melissa Bloch, M.D. Office of Medical Education MED 635 Nervous System and Human Behavior I
Heather Burkin, Ph.D. Pharmacology MED 640 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems II
Darryl Calvo, M.D. Office of Medical Education MED 632 Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems I
Lisa Calvo, M.D. Internal Medicine – Reno MED 621 Practice of Medicine - Fall
MED 622 Practice of Medicine/Preceptorship - Spring
Ruben Dagda, Ph.D. Pharmacology MED 631 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science I
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D. Pharmacology MED 633 Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems I
Coordinator, Team-Based Learning
David Fiore, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 631 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science I
MED 641 Context of Patient Care
Adele Fung, M.D. Pathology & Lab Medicine MED 637 Whole Body
Content Coordinator, Pathology
Harry Hull, M.D. Office of Medical Education MED 637 Whole Body
Ken Hunter, Sc.D. Microbiology and Immunology MED 636 Foundations and Principles of Medical Science II
Arthur Islas, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 624 Advanced Clinical Skills - Spring
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D. Psychiatry – Reno MED 621 Practice of Medicine - Fall
MED 622 Practice of Medicine/Preceptorship - Spring
Barbara Kohlenberg, Ph.D. Psychiatry – Reno MED 638 Nervous System and Human Behavior II
Catherine McCarthy, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 624 Advanced Clinical Skills - Spring
Amy McFarland, MPH Office of Medical Education MED 622 Practice of Medicine/Preceptorship - Spring
MED 623 Advanced Clinical Skills/Preceptorship - Fall
MED 641 Context of Patient Care
William McHugh, M.D., Ph.D. Office of Medical Education MED 638 Nervous System and Human Behavior II
Darryll Patterson, M.D. Internal Medicine – Reno MED 639 Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems II
Brian Perrino, Ph.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 632 Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems I
Carl Sievert, Ph.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 634 Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems
Chris von Bartheld, M.D. Physiology and Cell Biology MED 635 Nervous System and Human Behavior I
Stephanie Wright, M.D. Family Medicine - Reno MED 641 Context of Patient Care
Student Representatives
Katelyn Fellows (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 1 Class of 2021 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
John Rolshoven (Class of 2021) Medical Student Year 1 Class of 2021 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
Patrick Cassiday (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 2 Class of 2020 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
Joseph Rebman (Class of 2020) Medical Student Year 2 Class of 2020 Curriculum Committee Student Representative
Administrative Support
Timothy Baker, M.D. Office of Medical Education Associate Dean, Medical Education
Kirk Bronander, M.D. Internal Medicine - Reno Chair, Years 3-4 Committee
David Carlson, M.D. Office of Graduate Medical Education Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education
Melissa Piasecki, M.D. Office of Academic Affairs Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Office of Admissions and Student Affairs Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs
Kathryn Eckert, M.D. Pediatrics - Reno Case Leader
Brady Janes, Ph.D. Office of Medical Education Director, Curriculum Assessment and Development
Nadia Samad Locey, Ph.D. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Content Coordinator, Behavioral Science
Ranna Nash, M.A. Office of Admissions and Student Affairs Learning Specialist
Krystle Oates, Ph.D. Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment Coordinator, Accreditation
Gwen Shonkwiler, Ph.D. Office of Medical Education Director, Evaluation and Assessment
Mary Shultz Savitt Medical Library Director, Library
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment