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Office of the Dean

Quillen College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee

James H. Quillen College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee

2017-2018

Membership

MEMBER DEPARTMENT BEGIN TERM TERM COMMENTS
John Schweitzer, MD, PhD Pathology 6/30/2012 8/1/2019 Chair, Extended Term
Stephen Loyd, MD State of Tennessee   6/30/2019  Resigned Chair in 7/2016
Caroline Abercrombie, MD Basic Sciences Faculty 1/1/2016 6/30/2020 2nd  term 
Atif Atyia, MD Community Physician 6/30/2010 6/30/2019 Extended term
Martin E. Olsen, MD OB/GYN 7/1/2017 6/30/2020 First term 
Jeffrey Gray, PharmD ETSU College of Pharmacy  6/30/2012 6/30/2019 Extended term
Nathan Hale, PhD ETSU College of Public Health  1/1/2016 6/30/2018 First term 
Patty Harnois-Church ETSU College of Nursing  6/30/2014 6/30/2019 First term began 6/30/14
Jason Green Internal Medicine 7/1/2017 6/30/2018  
Doris Hubbs, MD Community Physician  6/30/2010 6/30/2019 Extended term
T. Watson Jernigan, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology  6/30/2010 6/30/2019 Extended term
Kiran Kalra, MD Resident 8/24/2016 6/30/2017  
David Linville, MD Health Sciences  6/30/2012 6/30/2019 Extended term
Eric Bookout Medical Student 10/06/2016 9/30/2017 Med Student changes annually
Rakesh Patel, MD Psychiatry (MSHA)  6/30/2012 6/30/2019 Extended term
Martha Whaley COM Learning Resources  10/1/2015 10/1/2018 First term began 10/1/15
David Wood, MD Pediatrics  1/1/2016 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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