Years 1-2 Directors Committee

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Academic Year 2021-22

The Years 1-2 Directors Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:30 P.M. as a virtual meeting (online only), unless otherwise specified. The meeting link will be sent via email prior to each meeting.

  • July 20, 2021
  • August 17, 2021
  • September 21, 2021
  • October 19, 2021
  • November 16, 2021
  • December 14, 2021*: second Tuesday
  • January 18, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 19, 2022
  • May 17, 2022
  • 2022 Curriculum Committees Joint Meeting*: Details to be determined
  • June 21, 2022

*Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Years 1-2 Directors Committee: Membership Academic Year 2021-22

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address:

Years 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership
Curricular ComponentContentRepresentative
Administrative Assessment Shannon Beets (Director, Evaluation and Assessment)
Jeff Weinert
Curricular Design Megan Almansoori, M.A.
Learning and Wellness Resource Center Brady Janes, Ph.D., Lindsey Forbes, M.A.
Clinical Education Clinical Integration Kathryn Eckert, M.D. (Director, Clinical Curriculum)
David Howard, M.D., Ph.D.
Lorrel Toft, M.D.
Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making David Fiore, M.D.
Clinical Skills Advanced Clinical Skills Aaron Dieringer, M.D.
Arthur Islas, M.D.
Catherine McCarthy, M.D.
Practice of Medicine Lisa Calvo, M.D.
Aaron Dieringer, M.D.
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D.
Anayansi Lombardero, Ph.D.
Preceptorships Aaron Dieringer, M.D.
Academic Microbiology and Immunology Ken Hunter, Sc.D. (Immunology)
Thomas Kozel, Ph.D. (Director, Basic Science Curriculum)
Paul Sumby, Ph.D. (Microbiology)
Pathology Marcus Erling, M.D., FACP (Director, Basic Science Curriculum)
Daniel Mockler, Sc.D.
Pharmacology Dean Burkin, Ph.D. (Pharmacology; Director, Basic Science Curriculum)
Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D.
Physiology and Cell Biology Greg Highison, Ph.D. (Histology)
Gillian Moritz, Ph.D. (Director, Basic Science Curriculum; Chair term: 7/2021-6/2023)
Brian Perrino, Ph.D. (Cell Biology)
Carl Sievert, Ph.D. (Anatomy)
Chris von Bartheld, M.D. (Neuroscience)
Behavioral Health Anayansi Lombardero, Ph.D. (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Ethics Robert Fulbright, J.D., M.A.
Interprofessional Education Jill Packman, Ph.D.
Research Danielle Eaton (Office of Medical Research)
Student Representatives
Sawyer Bauer (Class of 2025) Medical Student Year 1 9/2021 - 6/2022
Emily Ginn (Class of 2025) Medical Student Year 1 9/2021 - 6/2022
Rodney Fong (Class of 2024) Medical Student Year 2 7/2021 - 6/2022
Lauren Lim (Class of 2024) Medical Student Year 2 7/2021 - 6/2022
Administrative Support
Lisa Calvo, M.D. Office of Medical Education Interim 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
Cherie Singer, Ph.D. Office of Admissions and Student Affairs Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs
Mary Shultz Savitt Medical Library Director, Library
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment