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Graduate Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Program Coordinator Committee

Mission Statement:

To promote and foster professional development and personal growth while providing a platform to exchange and implement ideas, and a support system among peers, in the pursuit of success for each residency/fellowship training program and an open line of communication between coordinators, program directors and the office of Graduate Medical Education.


Tracy Barry

Obstetrics and Gynecology


Orthopaedic Surgery


Holston Valley Medical Center Liaison

Heather Grove

Internal Medicine

Carla Hill


Tawana Holland

Johnson City Medical Center Liaison


Family Medicine - Johnson City

Kathy Kunisch

Family Medicine

Kortni Lindsay


Terri McFeature


Renee McNeely

Graduate Medical Education

Amy Murphy

Family Medicine - Kingsport

Dakotah Phillips


Julie Robinette

Family Medicine - Bristol

Julie Simerly


AIMS of the Committee:

· To provide professional development opportunities and encourage continued education for program coordinators/managers, including TAGME certification where available.

·  To provide a support network among participants in the area of knowledge, experience, resources, and hands-on assistance, helpful to both new and seasoned coordinators, in the effective execution of their duties.

·  To create an atmosphere whereby all coordinators/managers and GME constituents are treated with respect and professional courtesy, and in which all coordinators/managers are expected to perform their duties at the highest levels of professionalism.

·  To serve as an advisory group to the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), and provide regular reporting on the activities and endeavors of the coordinator committee.

·  To create a standard of practice for sharing best practices and current problems and solutions among our peers.

·  To educate our University on the vital and ever-changing role of the Program Coordinator/Manager.

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