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Graduate Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Resident Leadership Council

COUNCIL MEMBERS 2017-2018

Officers
Chair:           Dr. Jeffrey Ham       
Vice Chair:  Dr. Jennifer Treece        
Secretary:   Dr. Ashley Ham   

 

Member
Program

Dr. Suzi Azzazy

Psychiatry


Dr. Chris Bridges

Family Medicine - Johnson City


Dr. Aaron Brinklow

Family Medicine - Kingsport


Dr. Alysen Carter

Family Medicine - Kingsport


Dr. Jacqueline Conger

OB/Gyn


Dr. Emilie Cook

Pathology


Dr. Adam Farmer

Pediatrics


Dr. Grace Gerald

Surgery


Dr. Jason Green

Fellowships


Dr. Ashley Ham

Pediatrics


Dr. Jeffrey Ham

Family Medicine - Johnson City


Dr. Laura Helmly

Family Medicine - Bristol


Dr. Alissa Hinkle

Family Medicine - Bristol


Dr. Korsica Lassiter

Surgery


Dr. Joshua McDevitt

Psychiatry


Dr. Archi Patel

Pathology


Dr. Mohsen Pourmorteza

Internal Medicine


Dr. Whitney Rich

OB/Gyn


Dr. Jennifer Treece

Internal Medicine


   
 

CHARGE

This Council shall be a unified representative body for all residents and fellows of East Tennessee State University, James H. Quillen College of Medicine.  It shall be an interface between the residents and the administration and shall serve the following functions:

  1. Allow communication and information exchange with respect to learning and working environments across all GME programs.
  2. The Council shall report any/all recommendations to the Associate Dean for GME and the Graduate   Medical Education Committee (GMEC).
  3. It shall convey any/all concerns of the residents/fellows.
  4. The Council shall have a voice in the development and revision of resident/fellow policies.
  5. It shall promote camaraderie and unity between residents/fellows of all disciplines.
  6. It shall encourage scholarly pursuits of residents/fellows.
  7. The Council shall keep appropriate and permanent documented minutes and records of all activities.

 STRUCTURE

The structure of the Council shall be as follows:

  1. The Council will elect representatives for the following College of Medicine committees:
  2. The Council will select a chair, vice-chair, and secretary.
  3. Two residents/fellows will represent each program; one a chief or senior resident, the second being a peer-selected PGY-2 or higher level.
  4. All representatives shall serve a one-year term.
      • Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee
      • Continuing Education Advisory Committee
      • Other GMEC sub-committees which may be established.

     5.  Any resident/fellow has the opportunity to raise a concern to the Council.
     6.  The Council may convene with the DIO or other administrators at the beginning of each session, but  
           the Council then has the   
           opportunity to conduct discussions and deliberations without the DIO, faculty members, or other 
           administrators present.
     7.  The Council shall meet not less than quarterly.

 Approved by GMEC August 22, 2013

 

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