Glen L. Stimmel, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Glen L. Stimmel, PharmD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
Phone: 323-442-1369
stimmel@usc.edu

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs reports to the Dean and is responsible for all academic matters, including curriculum, assessment and accreditation. More specifically, he:

· Oversees the Curriculum Committee. Serves as an ex-officio member of the committee.

· Develops formative and summative assessment instruments for the curriculum to insure core and professional experiences are of adequate intensity, breadth and duration to support achievement of stated competencies.

· Develops and maintains a continuous improvement process of the curricular structure, content, process and outcomes.

· Assists course coordinators in managing small group teaching processes and scheduling including training of facilitators and providing technological support for assessment activities.

· Oversees development of School policies and procedures related to curriculum and assessment activities. Manages staff assigned to curriculum and assessment support.

· Responsible for implementation of the assessment program for the School based on the School’s mission and strategic plan related to the PharmD curriculum.

· Oversees the assessment committee, appoints the committee chair, and serves as an ex-officio member of the committee. Develops the assessment planning document for use in data collection and dissemination related to assessment.

· Oversees the School’s PharmD accreditation process and participates in the preparation of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) self-study report related to assessment of the curriculum, practice-based programs, admissions, student achievement and faculty evaluation and development.

· Provides programs to enhance teaching and assessment skills of faculty within the PharmD program in conjunction with the Excellence in Teaching Committee.

· Conducts orientation programs for new teaching assistants and faculty related to their teaching within the School.

· Provides the annual teaching skills seminar series for residents and fellows and coordinates the teaching skills certificate program.

· Oversees the Office of Undergraduate Education.

· Works with faculty to enhance the scholarship of teaching in conjunction with the Excellence in Teaching Committee.