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Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

Glendale, AZ Campus

Liaison Structure

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

Student/Faculty Liaison Committee, First and Second Years

These two committees consist of a faculty liaison who is involved in the first or second year curriculum and two students elected by the first and second year classes. The faculty liaison is appointed by the Dean of AZCOM, and each class elects student liaisons according to the guidelines stated in the current Student Handbook. The student liaisons and the faculty liaisons generally meet once a quarter to discuss questions the class may have regarding University policy, academic and nonacademic issues that relate to the teaching environment in the first and second years. The faculty liaison reports on meetings that have taken place at the Dean's Council meetings.

Student/Faculty Liaison Committee, Third and Fourth Years

This committee consists of the AZCOM Associate Dean for Clinical Education and other faculty members of the Clinical Education Department.  The president of the third and fourth year classes are the student representatives.  The committee generally meet once a quarter to discuss questions the class may have regarding University policy, academic and nonacademic issues that relate to the teaching environment in the third and fourth years.  One of the faculty liaisons reports on meetings that have taken place at the Dean's Council meetings.

Dean's Council

The Dean's Council serves as a forum for communication between faculty, staff and student leaders. The faculty liaisons from the Student/Faculty Liaison Committees are members of Dean's Council. Meetings are scheduled at the discretion of the Dean of AZCOM.