Dr. Bequette appointed vice chair of curriculum

Jennifer Bequette, M.D., ’00

Jennifer Bequette, M.D., ’00, assistant professor of medicine and Purple 3 docent since 2005, has joined the School of Medicine’s Council on Curriculum as the vice chair-clinician.

In her new role, Bequette will serve on the Council on Curriculum, chair the Clerkship Director’s Subcommittee, and contribute to the Curriculum Steering Subcommittee. She will serve a vital role in carrying on the School of Medicine mission and in the coordinated management of the curriculum.

She will also be joining the Internal Medicine department as a docent in the Blue unit.

Bequette brings valuable experience to her new position. She is the assistant clerkship director for docent rotation, associate program director of the Internal Medicine Residency, and chair of the Competency and Evaluations Subcommittee for the Internal Medicine Residency. In 2009, she completed the UMKC Teaching Scholars Program in which she collaborated to develop a “Residents as Teachers” curriculum.

Her academic interests are medical education, women’s health and preventive medicine. Her personal interests include spending time with family, hiking, traveling, and reading.

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