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Jeffrey Cao, MD
Professor, Pathology and Human Anatomy
School of Medicine
Service    International Service
  • Raised funding for training program for Dr. Abdullah Salam in Orthopedics ( 10/2010 - 5/2011 )
  • International Association of Medical Sciences Educators - Member of Planning Committee for Summer, 2008, meeting in Cleavland, OH ( 7/2005 - 7/2008 )
    Consultanship
  • International Association of Medical Sciences Educators - co-course director for Item Writing Course ( 7/2003 )
    Affiliate
  Community Service
  • Christianity Explored - Participated in group evangelism every Wednesday nite for 6 weeks. ( 3/2007 - 5/2007 )
  • More good news - Sermon for Loma Linda Spanish Church ( 3/2007 )
  • Habitat for Humanity - Worked 4 hours with 15 medical students to help build a house for the needy in Loma Linda. ( 2/2005 )
  • Healthy Neighborhoods Race - Healthy Neighborhoods Race - SACHS clinic - to help raise money - Faculty sponsor - 15 hours ( 8/2004 - 1/2005 )
  • Project Hope - San Bernardino High School Unwed Mothers and Fathers - Helped male students with sitting up interactions with the fathers of unborn children of unwed female students. ( 11/2004 - 12/2004 )
  Church Activities
  • Xcell tutoring every Monday night for 1.5 hours on 20 occasions ( 9/2013 - 5/2014 )
  • Head Elder ( 1/2010 - 12/2013 )
  • Finance committee of Loma Linda University Church ( 1/2010 - 12/2012 )
  • Head elder for Loma Linda University Church: Planned and oversaw monthly associate elders meetings, planned and oversaw bimonthly Church Board Meetings, attended monthly Finance Committee Meetings, Responsible for finding scripture readers through use of associate elders. ( 7/2009 - 6/2012 )
  • Administrative Nominating Committee for new leadership for next 3 years:  total time = 10 hours ( 3/2012 - 5/2012 )
  • Head Elder - monthly Associate Elder meetings and bimonthly Church Board Meetings, each about 1.5 hours ( 7/2008 - 7/2011 )
  • Head elder for LLU SDA Church which requires 2 to 4 hours of service per week. ( 7/2009 - 7/2010 )
  • Head elder-elect for 2009 to 2012 of LLU SDA Church - averages 4 to 6 hours per week ( 3/2009 - 6/2010 )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • Member of editorial committee for the ASCP eLearning which so far has required 25 hours participation ( 7/2010 - 6/2011 )
  • College of American Pathologists ( 11/1978 - 8/2009 )
    Regular Member
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists ( 11/1978 - 8/2009 )
    Regular Member
  • LLU SOM Alumni Association ( 4/1971 - 8/2009 )
    President
  • Group for Research In Pathology Education - Past President, President, Secretary and Editor for Image Subcommittee ( 4/1999 - 9/2008 )
    President
  • Member of Program Planning Committee for the July, 2007, meeting of the International Association of Medical Sciences Educators or IAMSE. I am still an active member and participated in monthly conference phone calls with other committee members from around the world and USA. ( 2/2005 - 7/2008 )
  • Appointed Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee for the new Course Directors Section of the Association of Pathology Chairs with the charge to arrange launching of the organization at the July, 2005, meeting in Quebec and plan the formal educational program for the attendees. Presently I am the Past-President of the organization and was the primary planner for the July, 2006, meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, and am part of the executive committee for planning the July, 2007, meeting. ( 11/2004 - 8/2007 )
  • Course Directors Section of the Association of Pathology Chairs - Chair and Past Chair ( 7/2005 - 7/2007 )
    President
  • Alumni Association - As past-president this year, I attend 4 to 6 monthly committees including Holding Fund, Neufeld Society, Executive Committee, Alumni Board, Alumni Building Committee, etc. ( 4/2006 - 4/2007 )
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • Monthly LLUMC Infection Control Committee meetings ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • Admissions Committtee for LLU SOM - meet 9 times for about 5 hours each time ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • Laboratory Chiefs Meeting for Clinical Lab, monthly meetings, 1 hour each ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • 20 Interviews for the LLU SOM Admissions Committee, 1.5 hours each ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • Interdisciplinary Quality Insurance Committee, Heart and Surgical Hospital, monthly meetings ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • Antibiotic Stewardship Committee ( 7/2013 - 5/2014 )
  • Admissions Committtee for LLU SOM - meet 10 times for about 5 hours each time ( 9/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • Heart and Surgical Hospital Clinical Council ( 1/2010 - 7/2011 )
  • Basic Science Administrative Team Meeting every Monday noon for enhancing Basic Science Research and Teaching ( 7/2007 - 7/2011 )
  • Adhoc Committee for using small group process to evaluate students ( 11/2009 - 7/2010 )
  • Admissions Committee for School of Medicine ( 9/2009 - 6/2010 )
  • Interviews of medical school applicants for Admissions Committee ( 11/2009 - 5/2010 )
  • Afghan Educational Committee - Committee oversees the securing and administration of grant monies for the support of hospital care and medical education in Afghanistan. Meets once a month or as needed. ( 1/2007 - 9/2008 )
  • Sophomore Curriculum Committee - Ongoing planning of integration of sophomore year - meets about once every two weeks but will meet more often. ( 5/2005 - 9/2008 )
  • Careers In Medicine - Aided Dr. Roger Hadley in inspiring promising high school students to consider a career in medicine - about 5 to 8 session per year ( 6/2004 - 9/2008 )
  • Operations Committee of LLU Pathology Medical Group, Inc - Secretary and voting member ( 6/2003 - 9/2008 )
  • Alumni Association - As president this year, I attend 4 to 6 monthly committees including Holding Fund, Neufeld Society, Executive Committee, Alumni Board, Alumni Building Committee, etc. ( 4/2005 - 4/2006 )
  • Invited and reviewed for the "Journal of Veterinary Medical Education" the submitted paper entitled, "A Comparison of Virtual Microscopy with Traditional Microscopy to Enhance Learning of Histology in First Year Veterinary Science Students" by Paul Mills, Andrew Bradley, Peter Woodall, and Michael Wildermoth. ( 3/2006 )
  • Learning and Technology Committee - Monthly 2 hr meeting of campus innovators (including me) of using advances in technology to improve health education. ( 6/2004 - Present )
  • Freshman Curriculum Committee - Helped plan new integrated program - meets about once per week ( 7/2003 - Present )
  • LLU SOM Admissions Committee - Meet about 8 times a year to evaluate students for admission to the SOM of LLU. ( 6/1990 - Present )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • Instructional Technology Committee for the Americal Society of Pathologists ( 7/2011 - 7/2014 )
  • Student Affairs Committee of LLU SOM Alumni Association, meets monthly ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • Student Affairs Council for SOM Alumni Association ( 7/2008 - 8/2013 )
  • ASCP Commission on Continuing Professional Development Instructional Technology Committee ( 8/2010 - 1/2013 )
  • Alumni Association -annual fund raising for Student Affairs Council - Raised $15,000 ( 12/2010 - 1/2011 )
  • Member, Instructional Technology Committee of the Americal Society of Clinical Pathology ( 3/2010 - 7/2010 )
  • e-Learning - Member of committee for curriculum development for ASCP ( 7/2009 - 7/2010 )
  • Board of Directors for Los Angeles Society of Pathologists ( 4/2009 - 6/2010 )
  • Alumni Association for School of Medicine at LLU - raised funding for Student Affairs Council ( 10/2009 - 3/2010 )
  • Alumni Association for School of Medicine at LLU - raised funding for Student Affairs Council ( 7/2008 - 8/2009 )
  • Association of American Medical Colleges [AAMC]:  Continuing Reviewer for MedEdPortal continuing medical education program ( 7/2007 - 8/2009 )
  • Still a reviewer for the Health Education Assets Library [HEAL]: Review images and other teaching materials for possible posting on HEAL''s website. ( 5/2006 - 9/2008 )
  • Invited to review a manuscript for the New Anatomist ( 3/2006 - 9/2008 )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • Operations Committee for Pathology Department, monthly meetings, 1 hour each ( 5/2014 - 7/2014 )
  • Management Subcommittee for Clinical Laboratory, monthly meeting at 1.5 hours each ( 7/2013 - 7/2014 )
  • Executive Committee of LLU SOM Alumni Association, meets monthly ( 7/2013 - 6/2014 )
  • Marshall for Medical School  and Graduate School graduations: Hooding, Baccalaureate, Graduation ( 5/2014 )
  • Training for new academica software, One45, for SOM ( 2/2013 - 8/2013 )
  • Introduction of Internal Medicine Residents to Microbiology Section of Lab ( 7/2012 - 8/2013 )
  • Basic Science Coordinators'' Meetings ( 7/2012 - 8/2013 )
  • Mentoring senior students for their Basic Science Elective Rotation: Students reviewed and revised modules for the sophomore year ( 9/2012 - 7/2013 )
  • Editor for Vault of Images for American Society of Clinical Pathologists ( 7/2012 - 7/2013 )
  • Board Member, SOM Alumni Association ( 7/2012 - 7/2013 )
  • Did 14 Medical School applicant interviews, 1.5 hours each ( 7/2012 - 7/2013 )
  • Heart Surgical Hospital Interdisciplinary QI ( 6/2010 - 7/2013 )
  • Admissions Committtee for LLU SOM - meet 9 times for about 5 hours each time ( 9/2012 - 6/2013 )
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee ( 7/2011 - 6/2013 )
  • Marshall for Medical School graduation: Hooding, Baccalaureate, Graduation ( 5/2013 )
  • Lab Director during CAP inspection of Beaumont Clinical Lab ( 3/2013 )
  • Interviews for VA pathologist position in Hematopathology ( 2/2013 )
  • Taskforce on Building a Foundation for Lifelong Learning ( 8/2012 )
  • Did 12 Medical School applicant interviews, 1.5 hours each ( 9/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • Editor for Vault of Images for American Society of Clinical Pathologists ( 7/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • Introduction of Internal Medicine Residents to Microbiology Section of Lab ( 7/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • Marshall for Medical School graduation: Hooding, Baccalaureate, Graduation ( 5/2012 )
  • Lab Director during CAP inspection of Beaumont Clinical Lab ( 1/2012 )
  • Member, Board and Executive Committee for Alumni Association - monthly meedtings for 3 hours each. ( 7/2010 - 7/2011 )
  • Infection Control Committee for LLUMC meets monthly for 1.5 hours each ( 6/2010 - 7/2011 )
  • Admissions Committtee for LLU SOM - meet 8 times for about 5 hours each time ( 9/2010 - 6/2011 )
  • Interviewed 12 candidates for the SOM Admissions committee over the year. ( 9/2010 - 6/2011 )
  • Graduation marshal for Class of 2011 for Friday to Sunday graduation ceremonies ( 5/2011 )
  • Member, Search Commitee for Associate Dean for Basic Sciences - 6 hours service ( 9/2010 - 12/2010 )
  • Coordinator for Team-Based Learning adaptation to Basic Science Courses - responsible for teaching other course directors and faculty how to effectively use TBL ( 7/2009 - 7/2010 )
  • Master Teacher evaluations for 4 faculty at 2 hour lecture hours for each ( 7/2009 - 6/2010 )
  • Graduation marshal for Class of 2010 for Friday to Sunday graduation ceremonies ( 5/2010 )
  • Master Teacher evaluations for 4 faculty at 2 hour lecture hours for each ( 1/2009 - 8/2009 )
  • Coordinator for Team-Based Learning adaptation to Basic Science Courses - responsible for teaching other course directors and faculty how to effectively use TBL ( 9/2008 - 8/2009 )
  • Group fior Research In Education or GRIPE - Past president ( 7/2009 - 1/2009 )
  • Integrative Encounter Task Force Committee meeting ( 8/2008 - 9/2008 )
  • LCME preparation committee - Participate in preparation of documents for LCME inspection. ( 2/2007 - 9/2008 )
  • Committee memberships (on campus) Sophomore Curriculum Committee - 05/30/2005 Ongoing planning of integration of sophomore year - meets about once every two weeks. ( 5/2005 - 9/2008 )
  Accreditation Visits
  • LCME visits ( 7/2009 - 6/2010 )
  • CAP inspection of Highland Springs Clinic in Beaumount, CA ( 3/2010 )
  Presentations -- Lay Audience
  • Worship talk for class of 2009 - Senior Seminar session of Alumni Association ( 5/2009 )