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					                                WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY
                              BOONSHOFT SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
                                 Executive Committee Meeting
                                  Thursday, February 14, 2008
                                 103 Dean’s Conference Room
                                        University Park

Presiding:    Howard Part, M.D.

Present:      Drs. Berberich, Clasen, Czachor, Dunn, Fyffe, Lauf, Lawhorne, LeRoy, Mirkin,
              Parmelee, Pickoff, Ventolini and Cindy Young, Betty Kangas, Kym Koester

   I. Approval of Minutes of January 10, 2008
      The minutes were approved as distributed.

   II. Report of the Dean:
       A. Local
          1. Chair Search Update
             a. Department of Medicine – Dr. Glenn Solomon has accepted the position as chair,
                  Department of Medicine and will officially begin work on June 1, 2008.

              b. Dr. Part thanked Dr. John Czachor for doing a remarkable job as interim chair. John
                 provided excellent leadership and went above and beyond the call of duty.

      B. State
         1. ORSP status report. The total number of proposals submitted is in the low 20’s instead
            of the expected mid 40’s. BSOM has 2 submissions; Neuroscience and Calamityville.
            There will be a meeting March 5th in Columbus to discuss the proposals, and there
            should be a decision in April or May.

           2. State budget shortfall. The state of Ohio is in bad financial shape. Because of a
              legislative mandate, the budget must be balanced at the end of the biennium. The
              governor and the chancellor have made a commitment to higher education, and no year-
              end budget cuts have been announced. We anticipate that the amount we will receive in
              the second year will be what the state originally had in mind. Any shortfall will affect
              tuition. Undergraduate tuition will not increase because of the instituted 2-year freeze,
              but graduate and doctorate programs can increase tuition. However, it remains in our
              best interest to minimize any tuition increase.

      C. National
         1. Proposed IME/DSH funding cuts: The amount of proposed reductions are quite
            substantial over the next two years. This may lead to substantial hospital partner belt
            tightening and trickle down cuts to us.
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    III. Information Items
         A. Personnel actions (Attachment 1) – Personnel Actions were approved with changes.

        B. Members’ Items - none

    IV. Old Business - none

    V. New Business
       A. Dermatology– Dr. Part
          Dermatology was downsized to a division within the Department of Medicine after a failed
          chair search several years ago. The faculty has grown, the residency program recently
          received full accreditation after a few rocky years and research productivity has increased
          substantially. In recognition of this success, Dr. Michael Heffernan has been appointed
          Chair of the department of Dermatology.

        B. Professionalism Task Force – Dr. Part
           Several years ago, a task force was charged to review professionalism at the BSOM. Dr. Part
           will establish a new task force to examine this issue specifically from the faculty and the
           institutional perspective. If any chair would be interested in serving on this task force,
           please email Dr. Part.

        C. Research Task Force – Dr. Part
           Our strategic plan calls for creation of a task force of both clinical and basic science chairs,
           to be chaired by the associate dean for research, to help to develop visionary strategies to
           build on existing strengths and synergies. Additionally, creative use of BIF as a resource for
           augmenting the research mission of the BSOM will be part of the committees charge. The
           size of the task force will be minimized to achieve greater productivity.

        D. Student Work Duty Hours – Dr. Parmelee (Attachment 2)
           LCME accreditation standards call for an enforced work duty hours policy. The Faculty
           Curriculum Committee has implemented the attached student work duty hours policy, which
           will be included in the BSOM Student Handbook. Students will be asked to report any
           violations of this policy, which will begin with the current 3rd year students. This policy will
           also be sent to residency directors to ensure that all affected individuals are informed.

        E. Marketing and Branding BSOM
           WSP and BSOM representatives concluded the process of hiring a firm to assist in branding
           and marketing strategies. After a bidding process, Turner Effect has been retained to
           conduct extensive research on our constituencies’ perception of the Boonshoft School of
           Medicine, Wright State Physicians and Wright State University and how they are connected
           in the public’s mind. The goal is to create a strong and consistent brand through effective
           research. Turner Effect will help us develop a brand for the Boonshoft School of Medicine
           and Wright State Physicians. In addition, Turner Effect will help develop marketing
           strategies and help update Vital Signs and our web site.
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        F. Presentation by First Look Executive Recruit Tours of the Dayton Region-
           Dr. Part introduced Mary Sue Kessler and Linda McLarty who gave a presentation on the
           benefits of using their executive recruiting tours. They come highly recommended from
           Children’s Medical Center, and have done an outstanding job for us with the medicine chair
           search.

    VI. Adjournment
        There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

    The next scheduled meeting is March 13, 2008, 4:30 p.m., Room 103, Dean’s Conference Room
    at University Park.

    Minutes respectfully submitted by Kym Koester
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                                                                                          Attachment 1
                       Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
                               Executive Committee Faculty Actions
                                        February 14, 2008

I.   FULLY AFFILIATED FACULTY
     A. Terminations
        1. Internal Medicine
            a. Deborah Albright, M.D., Assistant Professor, also held a joint appt. in Pediatrics,
                 geographic termination
        2. Pathology
            a. Stuart Nelson, PhD., Associate Professor, disability termination effective 9/30/2007
        3. OB/GYN
            a. William D. Po, M.D., Assistant Professor, resignation
        4. Community Health
            a. Charles O. Beauchamp III, M.D., PhD., Associate Professor, resignation

     B. Reinstatements
        1. Internal Medicine
           a. Hari Polenakovik, M.D., Assistant Professor

     C. Joint Appointments
        1. Internal Medicine
            a. Waseem Butt, M.D., switched Primary appt to Internal Medicine secondary is now
               Family Medicine
        2. Pediatrics
            a. Bradford Towne, PhD., secondary appt as Professor in Pediatrics


II. PARTIALLY AFFILIATED FACULTY
    A. New
       1. Surgery
           a. Asif Bashir, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
           b. Richard W. Furay, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
           c. Solon G. Hughes, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, effective 7/1/07
           d. Paul Klimo, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Assistant Professor, effective 7/1/07
       2. Internal Medicine
           a. Latonya Brown-Puryear, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
           b. Ashraf Koraym, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
           c. Momina Qazi, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
           d. Neeraja Ramachandra, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
           e. Jonathan Royalty, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
       3. Orthopaedic Surgery
           a. Timothy F. Peters, M.S., D.O., Clinical Assistant Professor

     B. Continuances
        1. Internal Medicine
           a. 6th Continuance (5 years)
               i. Bruce Hymon, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
               ii. Alan K. Jacobs, M.D., Clinical Professor
               iii Joseph P. Malone, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
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                 iv. Sudhakar Maraboyina, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 v. Daljeet Singh, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 vi. Alvin L. Stein, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 vii Dennis P. Sullivan, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
            b.   5th Continuance (5 years)
                 i. Lawrence P. Goldstick, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 ii. Louis Heckman, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 iii. Robert Kiefaber, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 iv. Ronal D. Manis Jr., M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 v. Thomas G. Olsen, M.D., Clinical Professor
                 vi. John A. Shrader, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 vii. Barry E. Taylor, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
            c.   4th Continuance (5 years)
                 i. Martin P. Ambrose, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 ii. Kimberly F. Bethel-Murray, M.D., Clinical Instructor
                 iii. Timothy W. Hickerson, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 iv. Rajeev Mehta, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 v. Jo Yvette Pelfrey-Grant, M.D., Clinical Instructor
                 vi. Malcom L. Steiner, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 vii Mark J. Walsh, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
            d.   3rd Continuance (5 years)
                 i. Mark S. Collins, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 ii. Edward N. Hughes, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 iii. Mustafa Quadri, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 iv. Joel Vandersluis, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 v. Jeffrey W. Weinstein, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
            e.   2nd Continuance (5 years)
                 i. Ibrahim Ahmad, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 ii. Faiq S. Akhter, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 iii. Barbara Y. Akoto, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 iv. Peter K. Derussy, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 v. Malay K. Dey, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 vi Stephen R. Feagins, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 vii. Sharon Merryman, D.O., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 viii.John C. Moad, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 ix. Robert T. Smith, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
            f.   1st Continuance (4years)
                 i. Christopher J. Barde, M.D., Clinical Professor
                 ii. A. Sophia Beynen, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 iii.Mukul S. Chandra, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 iv. Patrick Ecklar, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 v. Mark T. Herbert, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 vi. M. Atiq Khalid, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 vii. David E. McMahon, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 viii.James N. Parsons, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 ix. Charles A. Pue, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
                 x. Roy C. St. John, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 xi. Vikram Tamaskar, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
                 xii. Jeffrey B. Thurston, D.O., Clinical Associate Professor
                 xiii.Deborah J. Woidtke, D.O., Clinical Associate Professor
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    C. Promotions
       1. Internal Medicine
          a. Kecheng Jiang, M.D., to Clinical Assistant Professor
          b. Qasim Khalil, M.D., to Clinical Assistant Professor
          c. Sula Mazimba, M.D., to Clinical Assistant Professor
          d. Majula Satyanarayan, M.D., to Clinical Assistant Professor
          e. Michael Tuchfarber, M.D., to Clinical Assistant Professor

    D. Reinstatements
       1. Internal Medicine
          a. Brian Schwartz, M.D., to Clinical Assistant Professor, completed fellowship

    E. Emeritus
       1. Internal Medicine
          a. Enayatollah Tabesh, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus
       2. Orthopaedic Surgery
          a. Gerard A. Dehner, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus

    F. Terminations
       1. Internal Medicine
          a. Charles Demirjian, M.D., Clinical Professor, retired 1/1/08
          b. Ayman Jamal, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, geographic termination
          c. Ann Marie Levine, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, state license expired
          d. Thomas Pancoast, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, geographic termination
          e. John Rich, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor, retired 6/07
          f.. Gregory Rutecki, M.D., Clinical Professor, termination requested
          g. Ahsan Ullah, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, geographic termination
          h. Jill Waibel, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, geographic termination
          i. Joseph M. Wilson, M.D., Clinical Professor Emeritus, deceased 1/17/08
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Wright State University
Boonshoft School of Medicine
Faculty Development Committee

January 28, 2008
For Executive Committee Approval on February 14, 2008


I.   New Appointments
     A. Pediatrics
        1. Patrick Sobande, M.D., Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2008

     B. Psychiatry
        1. Radosveta Stoyanov, M.D., Assistant Professor

     C. Surgery
        1. David Meagher, Jr., M.D., Professor, effective February 1, 2008
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                        Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
                                     Candidates for Promotion
                                                2008

APPROVED BY FACULTY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
   Promotion to Professor
      Community Health
         Richard Schuster, M.D.

        Internal Medicine
           Thomas Herchline, M.D.

        Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology
          Francisco Alvarez, Ph.D.

        Obstetrics/Gynecology
          Lawrence Amesse, M.D., Ph.D.
          Gary Ventolini, M.D.

        Pediatrics/Internal Medicine
           Gary Onady, M.D., Ph.D.

        Pharmacology/Toxicology
           James Lucot, Ph.D.

        Psychiatry
           Brenda Roman, M.D.

    Promotion to Associate Professor
       Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
          Madhavi Kadakia, Ph.D.

        Obstetrics/Gynecology
          Janice Duke, M.D.

        Pediatrics
           Susan Monk, M.D.

NOT APPROVED BY FACULTY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

    Promotion to Professor
    Community Health
       Mary White, Ph.D.

    Promotion to Associate Professor
       Pathology
          Paul Koles, M.D. – Dr. Koles has withdrawn his application for promotion.
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                                                                                             Attachment 2


                                  Boonshoft School of Medicine
    Policy and Procedures Related to Medical Student Work Duty Hours and Management of
                                           Fatigue

1.0 Background

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education Standard ED-#38 states: "The committee responsible
for the curriculum, along with medical school administration and educational program leadership, must
develop and implement policies regarding the amount of time students spend in required activities,
including the total required hours spent in clinical and educational activities during clinical clerkships."

In the annotation to the standard it states: "Attention should be paid to the time commitment required
of medical students, especially during the clinical years. Students' hours should be set taking into
account the effects of fatigue and sleep deprivation on learning, clinical activities, and student health
and safety."

Furthermore, the School of Medicine notes that medical students are not responsible for patient care
activities, and do not perform procedures without direct, on site, close supervision by a licensed health
care provider. As a result, student fatigue should never lead to patient care errors or misjudgments.
While students must learn that high quality patient care requires personal sacrifice including at times,
loss of regular sleep patterns, erratic meal times, and absence from customary social events and
personal recreation, they must strive to discover compensatory strategies to maintain physical and
mental health, as well as appropriate social and personal relationships. Therefore, to protect medical
students from excessive fatigue that may impair functioning, the following policy has been adopted.

SUMMARY OF POLICY: See below for more specific details of policy

            Students will be on duty no more than an average of 80 hours per week
            Students will not spend more than 30 consecutive hours on duty
            Students will receive an average of 1 day in 7 free from all scheduled responsibilities
            Students will not be required to take overnight call 2 evenings prior to the end of clerkship
             subject exam

2.0 Policy

        2.1 Medical students engaged in clinical activity will be on duty no more than 80 hours per
              week (averaged over a four week period). For the purposes of this policy, duty hours are
              defined as time spent in the hospital or clinics directly related to patient care and on-call
              time (even if spent sleeping). Preparation for patient care, educational requirements
              such as in-hospital conferences, required didactics, or exams are not considered “duty”
              time and may be done outside of the clinical settings.
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        2.2 Medical students shall not spend beyond 30 consecutive hours in the clinical setting while
              on duty. This allows students to remain in the hospital post-call for a few hours in order
              to complete on-call notes, patient care, and for the educational experience related to their
              on-call activities that may take place during the morning post-call.

        2.3 Medical students will be provided with an average of 1 day in 7 free from all educational
              and clinical responsibilities, averaged over a 4-week period, inclusive of call. One day is
              defined as one continuous 24-hour period free from all clinical and educational
              activities.

        2.4 Medical students will not be required to take overnight “call” two evenings prior to the end
              of clerkship rotation written subject examination.

        2.5 Student assignment for 24-hour “call” experiences should be scheduled based on student
               learning requirements and never on any service needs of the institution.

        2.6 Students must be instructed on the signs and consequences of sleep impairment and
               emotional fatigue.

        2.7 Students must have adequate sleeping facilities at every teaching site in which 24-hour call
               activities occur. These facilities must be available to the student 24 hours a day.

        2.8 If a student feels that s/he may be at risk when operating a motor vehicle because of fatigue
                 or sleep deprivation, they should obtain sleep at the on site call room before departing
                 the premises or ask someone to take them home.

        2.9 Faculty (and residents) should monitor students for symptoms and signs suggestive of
               impairment (including learning impairment) due to sleep deprivation and/or emotional
               fatigue. The faculty must advise the student appropriately if such observations are
               confirmed.

        2.10    Faculty must notify the Clerkship Director of any student who suffers continued,
                persistent signs of sleep deprivation or emotional fatigue. If the situation persists, then
                faculty must notify the Associate Dean of Student Affairs.

        2.11    Students should notify the Associate Dean of Student Affairs if they feel their learning is
                impaired due to sleep deprivation or emotional fatigue.

        2.12    Students should notify the appropriate faculty attending, Clerkship Director or his/her
                designee if s/he believes that in any way this policy is being violated.

3.0 Procedure

        3.1 Prior to starting the M3 year, all medical students must sign the attached attestation
                statement indicating that they have read and understand this policy and will abide by its
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                standards. The attestation statement should be turned into the Office of Student Affairs
                no later than the first day of the M3 year.

        3.2 Prior to starting the M3 year, all medical students must complete SAFER training (Sleep
                Alertness, and Fatigue Education in Residency). A printed certificate indicating that the
                student has successfully completed the training should be turned into the Office of
                Student Affairs no later than the first day of the M3 year.

        3.3 All visiting students must follow the same procedure prior to being allowed to engage in
                clinical activities.



*Policy adapted from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 1/8/08
Approved by Faculty Curriculum Committee 1/23/08

				
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