Office of Curricular Affairs

Office of Curricular Affairs

Through innovation, inspiration, enthusiasm, and collaboration, the Office of Curricular Affairs vision is to graduate competent, caring, patient-centered physicians by providing a diverse, high quality educational experience.


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Blackboard Course Design & Support: Max Anderson, MLIS, MS

Block Schedules: Maureen Valaski, MHPE

Chicago Curriculum Committee Content: Matthew Orlando

Classroom & Lecture Hall Reservations: COM-OCA@uic.edu

Clinical Pathophysiology (CPP) Course Logistics: Sharon Carter

College Committees Administrative Support: Mary Cronin

Curricular Affairs/Curricular Affairs Web Site: Maureen Valaski, MHPE

Essentials of Clinical Medicine (ECM) Student Services: Maria Balcazar

Essentials of Clinical Medicine1-2 (ECM1-2) Course Content & Logistics: Shila Dauner, MPA

Essentials of Clinical Medicine 3-4 (ECM3-4) Course Content & Logistics: Dale Lorens, MBA

Essentials of Clinical Practice & Professionalism 1 (ECP&P1): Matthew Orlando

Essentials of Clinical Practice & Professionalism 2 (ECP&P2): Matthew Orlando

Faculty Development & Technology Training: Max Anderson, MLIS, MS

Faculty Observation & Feedback: Max Anderson, MLIS, MS

Graduation Competency Examination Scheduling: Matthew Orlando

General Curricular Issues & Concerns: Maureen Valaski, MHPE

Instructional Design: Max Anderson, MLIS, MS

Introduction to Patient Care (IPC): Shila Dauner, MPA

James Scholar Program for Independent Study: Terra Clark

M1/M2 Curriculum Committee Content: Eric Wallbruch

M3/M4 Curriculum, Specialty and Clerkship Committees Content: Terra Clark

M4 Teaching Electives in ECM: Dale Lorens, MBA

Mentors Program Staff Coordinator: Sharon Carter

​​On-line Clinical Experiences Catalog (Clerkships & Electives): Terra Clark

​​Student Curricular Board (SCB) Staff Coordinator: Eric Wallbruch

Student Records: Kathleen Helling

 

Raymond H. Curry, MD


Senior Dean for Educational Affairs
UI College of Medicine
1853 W. Polk Street
117 CMW, M/C 784
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone:  (312) 996-1200
Fax:     
E-mail: curryh@uic.edu

 

 

Abbas Hyderi, MD, MPH


Associate Dean for Curriculum
UI College of Medicine
1819 West Polk Street
150 CMW, M/C 785
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone:  (312) 413-3739
Fax:      (312) 413-3410
E-mail: ahyder2@uic.edu

 

 

Richard Stringham, MD, F.A.A.F.P.


Assistant Dean for Curriculum
UI College of Medicine
161 HHDBS, M/C 663
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-9205
Fax:    
E-mail: rstring@uic.edu 

 

 

 

Amy Y. Lin, MD


Director of Curricular Integration
UI College of Medicine
840 S Wood St, CSN 130
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 355-4315
Fax: (312) 996-7586
E-mail: alin@uic.edu

 

 

Maureen Valaski, MHPE


Director
Curricular Affairs
UI College of Medicine
1819 W. Polk Street
151 CMW, M/C 785
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-8580
Fax:     (312) 413-3410
E-mail: mvalaski@uic.edu 

 

 

Matthew Orlando


Associate Director
Curricular Affairs
UI College of Medicine
1819 West Polk Street
151CMW, M/C 785
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-7849
Fax: (312) 413-3410
E-mail: morlando@uic.edu

 

 

Max Anderson, MLIS, MS


Instructional Designer
Curricular Affairs
UI College of Medicine
1819 West Polk Street
150 CMW, M/C 785
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-5898
Fax: (312) 413-3410
E-mail: max@uic.edu
Website: Faculty Learning Environment

 

Terra Clark


M3/M4 Coordinator
Curricular Affairs
UI College of Medicine
1819 West Polk
150 CMW, M/C 785
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-5751
Fax:     (312) 413-3410
E-mail: tclark27@uic.edu

 

Mary Cronin


Office Manager
Curricular Affairs
UI College of Medicine
1819 W. Polk Street
151 CMW, M/C 785
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone:  (312) 996-9030
Fax:      (312) 413-3410
E-mail: mcronin@uic.edu

 

Sharon Carter


M1/M2 Coordinator
UI College of Medicine
1819 W. Polk
150 CMW, M/C 785
Phone: (312) 996-5797
Fax:     (312) 413-3410
E-mail: sdcarter@uic.edu

 

 

 

Eric Wallbruch


M1/M2 Coordinator
UI College of Medicine
1819 W. Polk
150 CMW, M/C 785
Phone: (312) 996-5853
Fax:     (312) 413-3410
E-mail: wallbruc@uic.edu

 

 

Dale C. Lorens, MBA


Associate Director
Essentials of Clinical Medicine
Medical Education
UI College of Medicine
835 S. Wolcott
E-119 MSB, M/C 591
Chicago, IL  60612
Phone:  (312) 996-6930
Fax:      (312) 996-6922
E-mail: dlorens@uic.edu

 

Shila Dauner, MPA


Assistant Director
Essentials of Clinical Medicine1-2
Medical Education
UI College of Medicine
835 S. Wolcott
E-119 MSB, M/C 591
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-7426
Fax:     (312) 996-6922
E-mail:  tkoswa1@uic.edu

 

Maria Balcazar


Coordinator
Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1-2
Medical Education
UI College of Medicine
835 S. Wolcott
E-119 MSB, M/C 591
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2017
Fax:     (312) 996-6922
E-mail:  mariab@uic.edu