Advisory Committee Nominations Sought
In anticipation of a possible upcoming vacancy, the State Education Department and the Board of Regents are seeking nominations from highly qualified individuals who wish to serve, on a voluntary basis, as a representative of international medical schools on the Regent’s Advisory Committee on Long-Term Clinical Clerkships. As required by the Rules of the Board of Regents, the committee includes a representative of the Department of Health, physicians experienced in the evaluation of medical education programs, representatives of international medical schools approved by the Department, representatives of medical schools registered in New York State, and representatives of hospitals that serve as sites for clinical clerkships in New York State.
The committee advises the Board of Regents regarding the standards and process in assessing applications by international medical schools for approval to place their students in long-term clinical clerkships in New York State. More information about the Rules of the Board of Regents and the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to the approval of dual-campus international medical schools seeking to place their students in long-term clinical clerkships in New York State can be found in the materials for the June 2011 meeting of the Board of Regents (http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2011Meetings/June2011/611ppca1.pdf) and the April 2012 meeting of the Board of Regents (http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2012Meetings/April2012/412PPCA1.pdf).
Nominees should send a letter of interest and CV no later than November 15, 2012 to: IMSADVISCOMM@nysed.gov.