Margaret Kern

Invited Guest Speakers


Dr. Margaret KernDr. Margaret Kern

An Overview of the MSU DVM Curriculum

May 20, 2013

Dr. Margaret Kerns, BDVM, ACVIM -Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor at Mississippi State University

Schedule of Events:

Monday (May 20th):

    9:00 am - Presentation: “The Flexible Experiential Curriculum at Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine”

      Description: The professional curriculum is divided into two phases – Phase 1 (years 1 and 2) and Phase 2 (years 3 and 4). Phase 1 is conducted in a combined lecture and laboratory format. Phase 2 consists of required clinical rotations and elective clinical experiences. Experiential learning is emphasized in Phase 2 while providing students the flexibility to pursue specific career goals.

      Location: ABDF 1408/1410

    10:00 am - Break

    10:30 am - Presentation: -“Outcomes Assessment: Objective Student Evaluations – Mississippi State’s Approach"

      Description: A general approach toward standardization is applied when appropriate. The principles of threshold events and threshold performances are used to help document the clinical competencies of our students.

      Location: ABDF 1408/1410

    11:30 am - Lunch

    2:00 pm - Open Discussion:“The process of curricular change at MSU” (How/mechanism)
    Location: Bustad 110J

    3:00 pm - Open Discussion: Addressing the COE’s expectation for curricular oversight at MSU: including how the curriculum committee works.”
    Location: Bustad 110J

    4:00 pm - Individual meetings with CVM Faculty

    6:00 pm - Dinner

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