Frist College of Medicine Hosts First Advisory Board Meeting

Half-day session featured faculty speakers and an opportunity for Board members to share feedback on how the College is shaping the future of medicine

The Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University hosted an Advisory Board Meeting on Monday, March 28 on Belmont’s campus. The Advisory Board is made up of a variety of experts from across health care and the nonprofit sectors. For the full list, click here.

Founding Dean Dr. Bill Bates provided opening remarks and a status of the College of Medicine, faculty members Drs. Beth Conway and Andy Michael shared an update on curriculum design and Dr. Stephanie McClure, Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs, provided an update on the accreditation process and announced that the College has officially been granted Candidate Status by the LCME, its accrediting body.

Attendees spent time in small groups reflecting on one of three posed questions that invited them to consider how the College can best educate physicians of the future including through community engagement and involvement and by expanding access to excellent health care.

More information on the College of Medicine can be found here.