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Graduate Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Graduate Medical Education Committee

MEMBERSHIP                 2019 - 2020

Member                            Department                     Term                             

Michael Ostapchuk, MD, MSEd     

Associate Dean for GME
Designated Institutional Official

ex-officio

Chair

John Schweitzer, MD

Assistant Dean for GME
Chair, Department of Pathology

ex-officio

 

Diana Heiman, MD

Assistant Dean for GME
GME Liaison for the Department of Family Medicine

ex-officio
 

Mark Brummel, DO

Program Director - Family Medicine Kingsport

appointed
 
Shambhavi Chandraiah, MD
Program Director - Psychiatry
appointed
 

Kent Hjerpe, MD

Program Director - OB/GYN
appointed
 

Jim Holt, MD

Program Director - Family Medicine Johnson City
appointed
 

Joe Lee, MD

Program Director - Surgery
apoointed
 

Jim Myers, MD

Program Director - Internal Medicine
appointed
 

Salah Shurbaji, MD

Program Director - Pathology
appointed
 

Amanda Stoltz, MD

Program Director - Family Medicine Bristol
appointed
 

Dawn Tuell, MD

Program Director - Pediatrics
appointed
 

Julie Simerly

Coordinator
appointed
 

Debra A. Shaw

Assistant Dean for GME
ex-officio
 

Rhonda Gentry, RN, BSN

Quality Manager, Facility Compliance Officer, Mountain States Health Alliance
appointed
 

Jean Salcedo, MD


Psychiatry
one year
resident

Joseph Maguire, DO

Internal Medicine
one year
resident

Stephen Miller, MD

Family Medicine Kingsport
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 standards 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 Deans for Graduate Medical Education, program directors from each of the accredited programs, one fellowship director representing all the fellowship programs, a Quality Improvement representative, three peer selected  resident representatives and one peer selected program coordinator. The Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education will Chair the Committee.

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