Curriculum Mapping

What is curriculum mapping?

Curriculum Mapping is the process of capturing curriculum-related data to identify core skills, content themes, and how the curriculum is being delivered. This process allows the college to showcase the relationship between courses regarding competencies and objectives. Additionally, it helps minimize content redundancies, reduce academic gaps, and ensure all curricular experiences are aligned to the overall objectives for the college.

Why do we need a curriculum map?

A curriculum map allows the college to ensure that the curriculum provided to medical students is aligned vertically and horizontally. Additionally, curriculum mapping benefits faculty by highlighting what has been taught to ensure seamless and coherent curriculum between courses. This process also supports faculty with necessary information to identify room for scaffolding as part of the student learning experience.

Finally, curriculum mapping plays a critical role in the accreditation from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation in showcasing how we teach and educate students over the seven osteopathic core competencies.

Curriculum Mapping Process

The Office of Program Support and Resources (PSR) collects curriculum information on teaching sessions through a Qualtrics Survey. Requests for session planning forms are emailed to the course and clerkship directors six weeks before the beginning of each course or clerkship.


            Pre-clerkship Process

Pre-Clerkship Process 

            Clerkship Process 

Clerkship Mapping