Ronald Lewis, MD
Faculty Senate Coordinator
Medical College of Georgia, AA-1005
The Faculty Senate is composed of elected representatives from the faculty of each department in the School of Medicine. The Faculty Senate serves as an advisory body to the Dean of the School of Medicine. The Senate provides a means for faculty participation and achievement of long-term goals of the School. The Faculty Senate has established several standing and special committees which have a major impact on medical students. These include: Admissions; Student Affairs; Student Academic Promotion; Curriculum; Dean's Student Research; Representation on the School of Medicine Honor Council; Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotions and Tenure Committee.
Faculty Senate Mission Statement - Approved July 31, 2000
As elected representatives of the faculty of the School of Medicine, members of the faculty senate will:
Serve as a forum for the dissemination of information, and for the discussion and
expression of opinion regarding matters of interest, concern or importance to the
Participate in the organization and governance of the faculty by naming and coordinating committees that oversee student issues such as admissions, student promotions, student curriculum, and faculty issues such as promotions and tenure and recognition of outstanding performances.
Facilitate communication with the Dean of the School of Medicine about faculty opinions and concerns.
Faculty Senate Executive Committee
Student Admissions Committee
Faculty Appointments, Promotions & Tenure Committee
Student Promotions Committee
Post Tenure Review Committee and Pre-Tenure Review Committee
Student Affairs Committee
Curriculum Oversight Committee
Rules & Bylaws Committee
Faculty Recognition Committee
Dean's Student Research Committee
Committee on Committees
School of Medicine Honor Council Reps.
Advanced Standing Medical Admission Committee