Educational Affairs - Office of Clinical Education

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If you have comments or questions for the Office of Clinical Education, please contact:

OCE Faculty

Misha Syed, MD, MEHP
Assistant Dean of Clinical Education

As Assistant Dean for the Office of Clinical Education, Dr. Syed works closely with course and clerkship directors, curriculum committee, program coordinators, and students to oversee clinical education throughout the UTMB School of Medicine curriculum.

OCE Staff

Shaine LeGrand
Program Manager
(409) 747-0268
  • Coordinates orientation for 3rd and 4th year classes
  • Provides oversight of SOM 3rd year clerkships and assists with all questions related to 3rd and 4th year SOM course work
  • Management and oversight of Preclinical Preceptorships
  • Coordinates Houston and Tyler clerkship assignments
  • Intro to Clerkships and Clinical Skills Coordinator
Frances Dawe
Clinical Education Specialist
(409) 747-1750
  • Chief proctor for NBME shelf exams
  • Assists with WOS faculty appointment process
  • Maintain Affiliation Agreements for SOM
Brian Sullivan
Clinical Education Specialist
(409) 747-0265
  • Coordinates SOM 3rd and 4th year courses/electives with community-based teaching physicians
  • Rural Health Scholarly Concentration coordinator
  • WOS Faculty appointment process
  • Preceptor access to the Moody Medical Library
  • OCE Website maintenance

    Kimberly Turner
    Clinical Education Specialist
    (409) 747-1739

    • HSS course coordinator
    • TTR course coordinator
    • BSHS coordinator
    Lori Ellis
    Coordinator II
    (409) 747-1850
    • POM3 & POM4 coordinator
    • Student Housing coordinator
    • Electives coordinator
    • Preclinical Preceptorship coordinator
      Elizabeth Singleton
      Coordinator II
      (409) 747-1737
      • ACI Coordinator
      • ICCS Coordinator