The Management Committee of Medicine (the “Committee“) represents strategy level Committee handling both academic and administrative matters and acting in a decision-making and advisory capacity. It provides high-level executive review and approval of the Faculty’s policies and procedures prior to their referral to Faculty Board for final review and ratification and address issues of concern related to the research and education missions as well as issues related to the academic, administrative and governance of the Faculty.
The roles and responsibilities of the Management Committee of Medicine (MCM) include the following:
The Management Committee of Medicine reports to the Faculty Board.
The Management Committee of Medicine will meet monthly at least ten times per year or otherwise as required in order to perform its functions. The date will be fixed to third week of Thursdays of the month at 11.00 am. The memos will be circulated prior to the meeting. Special meetings may be conducted based on the needs.
Meeting agenda, minutes, memos and annexures are circulated to the members and at least five days prior to the meeting.
A quorum for any meeting will be a 2/3 of members.
Where owing to leave of absence, illness, or other cause, the Head of a Department is temporarily unable to attend the meeting a senior lecturer can be nominated from the department. It is mandatory that all members must attend all the meetings. If any member is unable to attend, he/she should send an excuse or nominate another member from the department at senior lecturer level.
If unable to come to a conclusion the decision can be forwarded to the Faculty Board to resolve the problem.
The head of the department must convey the decisions of the meetings to the rest of academic staff through departmental meetings before the next Faculty Board.
The minutes will be circulated at the next Management Committee and confirmed. The confirmed minutes has to be placed at the next Faculty Board.