Years 1-2 Directors Committee

Office of Medical Education

Meeting Information: Academic Year 2022-23

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 19, 2022
  • August 16, 2022
  • September 20, 2022
  • October 18, 2022
  • November*: meeting cancelled
  • December 13, 2022* - Second Tuesday
  • January 17, 2023
  • February 21, 2023
  • March 21, 2023
  • 2023 Winter Retreat*: This year's Joint Meeting of the Curriculum Committees will be held on 04/06/23, 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. in The Great Room, Joe Crowley Student Union.
  • April 18, 2023
  • May 16, 2023
  • June 20, 2023

*Denotes location and/or schedule changes

Years 1-2 Directors Committee: Membership Academic Year 2022-23

Please note the new Committee Mail List email address:

Years 1 & 2 Block Directors Committee: Membership
Curricular ComponentContentRepresentative
Administrative Assessment Shannon Beets, M.A. (Director, Evaluation and Assessment)
Curricular Design Miguel Gonzalez, M.D. (Interim Director, Curriculum for Years 1-2)
Learning and Wellness Resource Center Ashley Anderson, M.Ed.
Lisa Kornze
Block Directors Aaron Heckelman, M.D. (MED640 Block 9)
John Westhoff, M.D., M.P.H. (MED632 Block 2)
Clinical Education Clinical Integration Lisa Calvo, M.D. (Director, Clinical Curriculum)
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.
Ashley Jones, 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 Vacant
Research Danielle Eaton (Office of Medical Research)
Student Representatives
Juned Sadiq (Class of 2026) Medical Student Year 1 9/2022 - 6/2023
Carson Spade (Class of 2026) Medical Student Year 1 9/2022 - 6/2023
Sawyer Bauer (Class of 2025) Medical Student Year 2 7/2022 - 6/2023
Lauren Kennedy (Class of 2025) Medical Student Year 2 7/2022 - 6/2023
Administrative Support
Janet Corral, Ph.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
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