News, Special Recognition, and Awards
Dr. Brian Lewis - Interim Chair of the CEC at MCW
Dr. Brian Lewis, Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery, has been named Interim Chair of the Curriculum and Evaluation Committee (CEC) at MCW. This Committee is composed of 17 faculty members, including chairmen, representing multiple departments and is responsible for oversight of the medical school curriculum. Oversight activities include ongoing monitoring of existing courses, clerkships, sub-internships, electives, and Pathways, as well as the approval of new courses and electives, including the Discovery Curriculum. The Committee works closely with the offices of Curriculum and Educational Services in Academic Affairs to ensure that the curriculum meets LCME accreditation standards and provides a high-quality educational experience for our students.
In addition to his role on the CEC, Dr. Lewis serves as Student Clerkship Director and Associate PA Program Director in the Department of Surgery. He continues to be actively involved with resident, fellow and student education, while remaining clinically active at Froedtert and the VA. He has twice been presented with the Department of Surgery Golden Cane award for medical student teaching (2006 and 2007). Dr. Lewis was also the recipient of the MCW Edward J. Lennon Endowed Clinical Teaching Award in 2009 recognizing his exceptional contribution to teaching and has received the annual MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher award twice, in 2010 and 2012.