Committee - GME

MEMBERSHIP 2014 - 2015

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 Means, Jr.

Dean

ex-officio

 

Dr. Vijay Ramu

Program Director
Cardiovascular  Disease Fellowship

appointed  

Dr. John Franko

Chair, Family Medicine

appointed

 

Dr. Beth A. Fox

Director of GME for Family Medicine

appointed

 

Dr. Diana Heiman

Program Director
Family Medicine Johnson City

appointed

 
Dr. Gregory Clarity

Program Director
Family Medicine Bristol

appointed  

Dr. Mark Brummel

Program Director
Family Medicine Kingsport
appointed  

Dr. Mark Young

Program Director
Gastroenterology Fellowship

appointed  

Dr. James Myers

Program Director
Infectious Diseases Fellowship
appointed  

Dr. Jonathan Moorman

Internal Medicine
Program Director
 appointed  

Dr. Deidre Pierce

Executive Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine appointed  

Dr. Devapiran Jaishankar

Program Director
Medical Oncology Fellowship
appointed  

Dr. Hanns Haesslein

Interim Chair,  OB/GYN appointed  

Dr. Martin Olsen

Program Director, OB/GYN

appointed

 

Dr. Salah Shurbaji

Program Director, Pathology

appointed

 

Dr. David Wood

Chair, Pediatrics

appointed

 

Dr. Dawn Tuell 

Program Director, Pediatrics

appointed

 

Dr. Karl Goodkin

Chair, Psychiatry

appointed

 

Dr. Jay Griffith

Program Director, Psychiatry

appointed

 

Dr. Jay Mehta

Interim Program Director
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship

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  

 Ms. Renee McNeely

Coordinator for GME

 ex-officio

 

Mr. Greg Wilgocki

Executive Associate Vice President, F & A

appointed

 
Dr. Martin Eason Associate Chief of Staff, Education/VAMC

appointed  

Dr. Herb Ladley

Chief Medical Officer/Holston Valley

ex-officio

 

Dr. Clay Runnels

Chief Medical Officer/JCMC

ex-officio

 

Ms. Sue Profitt

 Safety Officer/MSHA

 ex-officio  

Dr. Evan Smothers

Family Medicine Johnson City

one year

resident

Dr. Eddie Ko

Family Medicine Kingsport

one year

resident

Dr. Joey Watson

Family Medicine Bristol

one year

resident

Dr. Larry Carter

Gastroenterology Fellowship

one year

fellow

Dr. Charles Rives

Internal Medicine

one year

resident

Dr. Meredith Bolton

OB/GYN

one year

resident

 Dr. Andrea Lightle

 Pathology

 one year

 resident

Dr. Clint Stanfill

Pathology

one year

resident

Dr. Sugantha Krishnan

Pediatrics

one year

resident

Dr. David Burrow

Psychiatry

one year

resident

Dr. Korsica Lassiter

Surgery

one year

resident

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.

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