Graduate Medical Education Committee

JAMES H. QUILLEN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE
MEMBERSHIP
2013 - 2014

MEMBER

DEPT

TERM

COMMENTS

Dr. David Linville

Associate Dean for GME
Designated Institutional Official

 ex-officio

 Chair

Dr. John Schweitzer

Chair, Pathology
Assistant Dean for GME 

ex-officio

 

Dr. Robert T. Means, Jr.

Dean

ex-officio

 

Dr. John Franko

Chair, Family Medicine

appointed

 

Dr. Stephen Geraci

Chair, Internal Medicine appointed  

Dr. Deidre Pierce

Program Director, Internal Medicine 

appointed

 

Dr. Diana Heiman

Program Director, Family Medicine, Johnson City

appointed

 

Dr. Mark Brummel

Program Director, Family Medicine, Kingsport

appointed

 

Dr. Gregory Clarity

Program Director, Family Medicine, Bristol

appointed

 
Dr. Beth Fox Director of GME for Family Medicine appointed  

Dr. Sheri Holmes

Interim Chair,  OB/GYN appointed  

Dr. Martin Olsen

Program Director, OB/GYN

appointed

 

Dr. Salah Shurbaji

Program Director, Pathology

appointed

 

Dr. Michael DeVoe

Interim Chair, Pediatrics

appointed

 

Dr. Dawn Tuell 

Program Director, Pediatrics

appointed

 

Dr. Paul Stanton

Interim Chair, Psychiatry

appointed

 

Dr. Harold Elliott

Program Director, Psychiatry

appointed

 

Dr. William Browder

Chair, Surgery

appointed

 

Dr. Joseph Lee

Program Director, Surgery

appointed

 

Ms. Debra A. Shaw

Assistant Dean for GME

ex-officio

 
Ms. Sissy Shipley Coordinator for GME ex-officio  

Mr. Greg Wilgocki

Executive Associate Vice President, Finance & Administration

appointed

 

Dr. Theresa Lura

Assistant Dean, Section of Medical Education

appointed

 

Dr. David Hecht

VAMC/Chief of Staff

appointed

 
Dr. Stephen Loyd VAMC/Chief of Staff,  Education appointed  
Dr. David Burrow Chair, Resident Leadership Council one year Resident
Dr. Evan Smothers Family Medicine, Johnson City one year Resident
Dr. Jason Tsang Family Medicine, Kingsport one year Resident
Dr. Nick Harman Family Medicine, Bristol one year Resident
Dr. Hemang Panchel Internal Medicine one year  Resident
Dr. Brandi Ervin OB/GYN one year Resident
Dr. Andrea Lightle Pathology one year Resident
Dr. Madhavi Gavirneni Pediatrics one year Resident
Dr. David Burrow Psychiatry one year Resident
Dr. Matthew Ramseyer Surgery one year  Resident
Dr. John Litchfield Fellows one year Fellow

CHARGE

The charge to the Committee will be to perform a periodic analysis of each residency training program and recommend appropriate corrective action where necessary and have the responsibility for the oversight and administration of the Graduate Medical Education programs.  These analyses will be in compliance with ACGME Essentials to include the following:

  1. official statement of the institutional commitment to graduate medical education;

  2. written protocol for conducting required program internal reviews;

  3. copies of agreements between sponsoring and all participating institutions for all graduate medical education programs;

  4. resident contract that will provide a reference to all terms, conditions and benefits of employment as outlined by the ACGME;

  5. review ACGME accreditation letters from the Residency Review Committee for each graduate medical education program;

  6. and maintain a time table for conducting the required internal reviews of each program to address mechanisms to monitor and assist in the correction of program citations;

  7. The Committee will keep appropriate, permanent records of all activities; provide institutional oversight for all policies promulgated by the ACGME, e.g., general competencies, resident work hours, etc.

STRUCTURE

The composition of the Committee will be the Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, representatives of medical affairs from participating hospitals, one peer selected resident representative from each residency program, and other appropriate individuals involved in furthering graduate medical education as appointed by the Dean. The Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs will Chair the Committee.