Years 1-2 Directors Committee

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Calendar Year 2020

The Years 1-2 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.

  • January 21, 2020
  • February 18, 2020
  • March 17, 2020*: this will be a virtual meeting (online only) - meeting link will be sent via email
  • April 21, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • Curriculum Committees Joint Meeting*: May 28, 2020, 12:00 - 7:00 P.M. in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Building, Room 422
  • June 16, 2020
  • Directors Retreat*: Details to be determined
  • July 21, 2020
  • August 18, 2020
  • September 15, 2020
  • October 20, 2020
  • November 17, 2020
  • December 15, 2020

*Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Years 1-2 Directors Committee: Membership Academic Year 2019-20

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address:

Years 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership
Curricular ComponentContentRepresentative
Administrative Longitudinal Administration Brady Janes, Ph.D.; Jeffery Weinert
LWRC Administration Ranna Nash
Clinical Education Clinical Integration Kathryn Eckert, M.D.; David Howard, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair term: 7/2019 - 6/2021); Lorrel Toft, M.D.
Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making David Fiore, M.D.; Gwen Shonkwiler, Ph.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.
Preceptorships Amy McFarland, M.P.H.
Academic Anatomy Gillian Moritz, Ph.D.; Carl Sievert, Ph.D.
Biochemistry Kevin Facemyer, Ph.D.
Cell Biology Brian Perrino, Ph.D.
Ethics Kimiko Ishibashi, M.D.
Genetics Cynthia Mastick, Ph.D.
Histology Greg Highison, Ph.D.
Human Behavior/Psychiatry Anayansi Lombardero, Ph.D.
Interprofessional Education Jill Packman, Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology Paul Sumby, Ph.D.
Neurology Chris von Bartheld, M.D.
Pathology Marcus Erling, M.D., FACP
Pharmacology Dean Burkin, Ph.D.
Physiology Vacant
Research Danielle Eaton
Service Learning Vacant
Student Representatives
Dani Green (Class of 2023) Medical Student Year 1 9/2019 - 6/2020
Ian Laughrey (Class of 2023) 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
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
Tim Baker, 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
Mary Shultz Savitt Medical Library Director, Library
Amy Smith, Ph.D. Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment Director, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment