Carol Parker is our interim Community Assistant Dean while we conduct a recruitment search. In addition, she currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Program Evaluation and Continuing Quality Improvement, the Executive Director of Academic Affairs and the Director of Continuing Medical Education. Carol provides administrative leadership to Academic Affairs including implementing and managing a monitoring system for the medical school’s Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation and providing leadership to the Continuing Medical Education Office. Carol participated in the development of the Shared Discovery Curriculum, the exciting new competency-based curriculum which integrates clinical experiences with necessary basic science from the beginning of medical school and is part of the leadership for implementation which started in August 2016. Finally, Carol is part of our teaching faculty and is the director of the Health Systems Complexities and Population Vulnerabilities intersession, which is an overview of the United States health system from payer to provider to patient, highlighting population vulnerabilities, factors impacting patient experience, and the need for cultural competency.
Lauren Zoumbaris is the Lansing Student Programs Administrator. Lauren coordinates and administers the academic and administrative support services for medical students assigned to the Lansing Campus of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine during their clinical years of medical school. She advises and counsels medical students with regard to curriculum, career development, residency, personal issues that may affect performance, and other areas in order to help ensure the success of the students. Lauren coordinates and oversees a variety of student activities in the community, including the scheduling of students in required and elective clerkships at numerous area facilities.
Anne Leiby-McMahon is the Lansing Community Outreach Specialist. Anne is responsible for recruitment of new faculty, retention of faculty, faculty educational development and assisting with continuing medical education (CME), and faculty appointments. Anne also instructs faculty members and residents on core teaching skills, assessment skills, strategies for integrating students into their practice and use of electronic resources.
Patricia Faunce is the Secretary for the MSU CHM Assistant Dean’s office, Lansing campus. The Secretary is responsible for obtaining training and access into Sparrow Hospital’s EPIC EMR, and MSU’s Centricity EMR, elective evaluations, immunization tracking, and the LCE Orientation requirements for MSU, that also include requirements of the Sparrow Health System and McLaren Greater Lansing sites.