Phase 1 Committee
The Phase 1 Committee operates in the implementation of curricular policy for the first two years. The students that sit on the committee engage in the discussions about the changing policies and advocate to ensure the student body’s interests are being represented. People may contact them to give suggestions for improving the logistics of the first and second year curriculum, such as how lectures are recorded, how exams are reviewed, etc. Suggestions for changing the specific content of the curriculum should be directed to the Curriculum Committee representatives.
Phase 2 Committee
The Phase 2 Committee operates in the implementation of curricular policy for clinical rotations. The students that sit on the committee engage in discussions about the changing policies and advocate to ensure the student body’s interests are being represented and that the clerkships are operating efficiently and achieving their stated goals. People may contact them to give suggestions for improving the logistics of the clinical curriculum.
The Curriculum Committee oversees the medical curriculum and formulates curricular policy and academic programs leading to the M.D. degree. The Curriculum Committee deals with large scale topics and issues that span multiple courses or modules. It also oversees both the Phase 1 and Phase 2 Committees, which serve as operations committees that implement the policies and action items as specified by the Curriculum Committee. The four students on the committee serve for all four years of their degree.
The Mentorship Committee aims to facilitate ongoing mentoring during all stages of the medical education and beyond by having members of each medical class part of the family system. The Mentorship Committee is in charge of forming and facilitating the mentoring families that medical students are assigned to. They aim to create more ties that extend past the four years of medical education, into residency and professional careers, by holding dinners with physician mentors as well as various social events to further foster the mentoring relationship between students.
The Web Administrators are members of the Society for Technology in Medicine (STIM) who is responsible for maintaining Polity’s web presence, including website and social media accounts. Any concerns or updates regarding the website should be submitted to the Web Administrators.