Committees & Charges

Accreditation Leadership Team

Deborah VaughanDeborah Vaughan, PhD
Faculty Accreditation Lead
dvaughan@bu.edu | (617) 638-5311

Rebecca HalleyRebecca Halley
Staff Visit Co-Coordinator
rlhalley@bu.edu | (617) 638-4150

Chris Vaughan2Christopher Vaughan
Staff Visit Co-Coordinator
cvaughan@bu.edu | (617) 638-5119


Self-Study Subcommittees

The Self-Study Subcommittees are responsible for preparing reports on specific areas about the medical education program based on review and analysis of the information provided during the data collection process. The reports prepared by the Self-Study Subcommittees include identified needs and recommendations.

Co-Chairs
  • David Coleman, MD, Wade Professor & Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Mark Moss, PhD, Waterhouse Professor & Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Members
  • Michael Charness, MD
  • Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH
  • Kenneth Grundfast, MD, FACS, FAAP
  • Doug Hughes, MD
  • Linda Hyman, PhD
  • Angela Jackson, MD
  • Doug Kauffman, PhD
  • Rafael Ortega, MD
  • Monica Parker-James, MS
  • Joshua Safer, MD
  • Danny Sam, MD
  • Kitt Shaffer, MD, PhD
  • Jorge Soto, MD
  • Lisa Tenerowicz
  • Deborah Vaughan, PhD
  • Lauren Burdine, BUSM 1
  • Sarah Tadiri, BUSM 2
  • Michael Emmerling, BUSM 2
  • Michael Ghio, BUSM 3
  • Paul George, BUSM 4
Co-Chairs
  • Hee-Young Park, PhD, Assistant Dean of GMS, Professor, Department of Medical Sciences & Education
  • Robert Sprinkle, Executive Director, IS&T Medical Center
Members
  • John Barton
  • Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA
  • Mary Blanchard, MS(LS)
  • Paige Curran, MA
  • Ravin Davidoff, MBBCh
  • David Henderson, MD
  • Fredric Majnoun
  • Lucy Milne
  • Jana Mulkern
  • Constance Packard, CHPA
  • Isaque Rezende
  • Anthony Rizzo
  • Suzanne Sarfaty, MD
  • Lauren Stern, MD
  • Robert Vinci, MD
  • Gopal Yadavalli, MD
  • Aaron Young, PhD
  • Michael Gustin, BUSM 2
  • Aditya Mithal, PhD Year 1
  • Matt Pina, BUSM 4
  • Natalie Rizzo, BUSM 4
Co-Chairs
  • Ron Medzon, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Stephanie Oberhaus, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Members
  • Steven Borkan, MD
  • Molly Cohen-Osher, MD, MMedEd
  • Anand Devaiah, MD
  • David Flynn, MS (LIS)
  • Robert Lowe, MD
  • Jolion McGreevy, MD
  • Suzanne Mitchell, MD, MS
  • Judith Saide, PhD
  • Carmen Sarita-Reyes, MD
  • Rachel Simmons, MD
  • Rachel Thompson, MD
  • Christopher Vaughan
  • Deborah Vaughan, PhD
  • Lidya Wlasiuk, MD
  • Travis Hallett, BUSM 2
  • Ian Francis, BUSM 2
  • Rohan Rastogi, BUSM 3
  • Jane Lock, BUSM 3
  • Eric Brownhill, BUSM 3
  • Kara Kleber, BUSM4
Co-Chairs
  • Daniel Remick, MD, Professor & Chair, Department of Microbiology
  • Priya Garg, MD, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of Medical Education
Members
  • Sonia Ananthakrishnan, MD
  • Robina Bhasin, EdM
  • Ryan Chippendale, MD
  • Michelle Durham, MD, MPH, FAPA
  • Elizabeth Ferrenz, MD
  • Warren Hershman, MD, MPH
  • Lisa Norton, MD
  • Jeffrey Schneider, MD
  • Mark Sloan, MD
  • Jean-Jacques Soghomonian, PhD
  • Okeanis Vaou, MD
  • Christopher Vaughan
  • Ann Zumwalt, PhD
  • Kris Boelitz, BUSM 2
  • Cara Guenther, BUSM 2
  • Sam Wood, BUSM 3
  • Nikita Saxena, BUSM 4
  • Estela Chen Gonzalez, BUSM 4
Co-Chairs
  • Robert Witzburg, MD, Associate Dean & Director of Admissions, Professor, Department of Medicine
  • John Polk, MD, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Instructor, Department of Surgery
Members
  • Gary Balady, MD
  • Daniel Chen, MD
  • Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD
  • Ellen Difiore
  • Arvin Garg, MD, MPH
  • Kristen Goodell, MD
  • Karen Harnett, PhD
  • Samantha Kaplan, MD, MPH
  • Cheryl McSweeney, MD, MPH
  • Gwynneth Offner, PhD
  • Meaghan Hardy Smith
  • Philip Stone, PhD
  • Karen Symes, PhD
  • Vickery Trinkhaus-Randall, PhD
  • Carol Walsh, PhD
  • Julie Wickstrom
  • Megan Young, MD
  • Glen Zamansky, PhD
  • Caroline Jirka, BUSM 2
  • Megan Davis, BUSM 2
  • Gus Godley, BUSM 3
  • Katie Ivy, Research Year

Independent Student Analysis (ISA) Task Force

Student Leadership provides an independent review of relevant topic areas and produces the Independent Student Analysis (ISA), which includes the results of a student opinion questionnaire along with analysis and interpretation of the findings.

Self-Study Task Force

The Self-Study Task Force is responsible for analyzing the Self-Study Subcommittees’ and ISA Task Force’s findings and preparing the final self-study summary report and completed database that will be submitted to the LCME.

Task Force Chair
Thomas Moore, MD
Professor and Associate Provost, BUSM