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Graduate Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Committee - GME

MEMBERSHIP                 2017 - 2018

Member                            Department                     Term                              Status

Dr. Michael Ostapchuk

Associate Dean for GME
Designated Institutional Official

ex-officio

Chair

Dr. John Schweitzer

Chair, Pathology
Assistant Dean for GME

ex-officio

 

Dr. Beth A. Fox

Director of GME for Family Medicine
appointed
 

Dr. Diana Heiman

Program Director- Family Medicine Johnson City
appointed
 
 Dr. Greg Clarity
Program Director- Family Medicine Bristol
appointed
 

Dr. Mark Brummel

Program Director- Family Medicine Kingsport
appointed
 

Dr. Deidre Pierce

Program Director-Internal Medicine
appointed
 

Dr. T. Watson Jernigan

Program Director- OB/GYN
appointed
 

Dr. Salah Shurbaji

Program Director- Pathology
appointed
 

Dr. Dawn Tuell

Program Director- Pediatrics
appointed
 

Dr. Shambhavi Chandraiah

Program Director- Psychiatry
appointed
 

Dr. Joseph Lee

Program Director- Surgery
appointed
 

Ms. Debra A. Shaw

Assistant Dean for GME
ex- officio
 

Ms. Sissy Shipley

Administrative Coordinator for GME
ex- offcio
 

Ms. Renee McNeely

Institutional Coordinator for GME
ex- officio
 

Ms. Stephanie Nave

Office Coordinator for GME
ex-officio
 

Dr. Matt Parks

Associate Chief of Staff, Education/VAMC
ex-officio
 

Dr. Herb Ladley

Chief Medical Officer/ Holston Valley
ex- officio
 

Dr. Matthew Loos

Chief Medical Officer/JCMC
ex-officio
 

Ms. Beth Dyer

Safety Officer/MSHA Chest Pain Program Manager
ex-officio
 

Dr. Yasar Taha

Cardiology
one year
fellow

Dr. Jeffery Ham

Family Medicine Johnson City
one year
resident

Dr. Kelly Kahle

Family Medicine Kingsport
one year
resident

Dr. Zachary Sumpter

Family Medicine Bristol
one year
resident

Dr. Emmanuel Addo-Yobo

Internal Medicine
one year
resident

Dr. Pratyaksha Sankhyan

Internal Medicine
one year
resident

Dr. Allison Cronin

OB/GYN
one year
resident

Dr. Emilee Cook

Pathology
one year
resident

Dr. Alexandria Boley

Pediatrics
one year
resident

Dr. Tazley Hobbs

Psychiatry
one year
resident

Dr. Katharine Lasher

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 Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, 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 Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education will Chair the Committee.

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