Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee

James H. Quillen College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee

2015-2016

Membership

MEMBER DEPARTMENT TERM COMMENTS
Stephen Loyd, MD Veterans Affairs Medical Center 6/30/2016 Began serving as Chair in July 2013 for 3 year term
Caroline Abercrombie, MD Basic Sciences Faculty 6/30/2017 First term began 10/1/15
Atif Atyia, MD Community Physician 6/30/2016 Extended term
Ivy Click, PhD Family Medicine 6/30/2017 First term began 6/30/15
Jeffrey Gray, PharmD ETSU Cllege of Pharmacy 6/30/2016 Extended term
Nathan Hale, PhD ETSU College of Public Health 6/30/2018 First term began 1/1/16
Patty Harnois-Church ETSU College of Nursing 6/30/2016 First term began 6/30/14
Position to be filled Resident   Dr. Goodkin is echecking on providing a candidate
Doris Hubbs, MD Community Physician 6/30/2016 Extended term
T. Watson Jernigan, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology 6/30/2016 Extended term
David Linville, MD Graduate Medical Education 6/30/2016 Extended term
Ross Morgan Medical Student 6/30/2017 First term began 10/1/15
Patricia Niday, EdD, RN
Mountain States Health Alliance
6/30/2016 Extended term
Rakesh Patel, MD Psychiatry (MSHA) 6/30/2016 Extended term
John Schweitzer, MD, Ph.D.
Pathology 6/30/2016 Extended term
Martha Whaley COM Learning Resources 6/30/2017 First term began 10/1/15
David Wood, MD Pediatrics 6/30/2018 First term began 1/1/16
Eileen Bailey, MS Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education ex officio ex officio

CHARGE

The continuing medical education advisory committee will be charged with:

  1. Taking an active role in planning and guiding the office of continuing medical education in future program ideas obtained from needs assessment;

  2. Providing new program ideas for possible development based on committee members' experiences in daily practice;

  3. Assessing final evaluations of programs for the possibility of commencing a series of annual programs;

  4. Suggesting and assisting in marketing techniques through societies or membership primarily targeted to physician populations;

  5. Suggesting outside funding opportunities to be explored by the office of continuing medical education;

  6. Suggesting specific research ideas for future development by CME staff relating to innovative teaching methods, assessing the impact of CME programs on physician education, and seeking the best learning methods for physicians;

  7. Assuring that proposed CME programs meet the primary goal of providing high quality educational opportunities for physicians after formal medical school training;

  8. Advising the office of continuing medical education regarding ways that college of medicine faculty could gain regional recognition for their expertise/research topics through inclusion in CME programs; and

  9. Informing the office of continuing medical education of ways to promote CME as a "service provider" to faculty and perspective registrants.

STRUCTURE

The chair of the continuing medical education committee must hold the medical doctor degree and be selected from the membership. Full membership shall consist of the following:

7 faculty members who hold M.D. degrees

1 faculty member from a basic science department

1 representative from learning resources

1 representative from the college of nursing

1 representative from the college of public and allied health

1 representative from Mountain States health Alliance

1 community representative

3 at-large members representing Kingsport, Bristol, and Johnson City

1 resident representative

1 assistant dean for continuing medical education

1 associate dean for academic affairs

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