Saint Louis University

1.319 Graduate Medical Education Committee

SECTION Organization NO. 1.319
CHAPTER Committees--School of Medicine DATE ISSUED
07/01/95
DATE REVISED
10/01/08
SUBJECT Graduate Medical Education Committee
  1. Policy
    The School of Medicine shall maintain a Graduate Medical Education Committee to develop institutional policies relating to the School's Graduate Medical Education programs and monitor compliance of programs and adequacy of institutional support.
  2. Purpose
    To advise on and monitor the following:
    1. Establishment of institutional policies for graduate medical education as detailed in Section II of the Institutional Requirements of the Essentials of Accredited Residencies in Graduate Medical Education.
    2. Establishment and maintenance of appropriate liaison with residency directors and with the administrators of other institutions participating in programs sponsored by the institution.
    3. Regular review of all residency training programs in relation to their compliance with institutional policies and the requirements of the relevant ACGME review committee.
    4. Establishment and implementation of policies and procedures for the selection, evaluation, promotion, and dismissal of residents.
    5. Establishment and implementation of institutional policies and procedures for discipline and the adjudication of complaints and grievances relevant to the graduate medical programs. These policies and procedures must satisfy the requirements of fairness and of due process; they must apply equally to all residents, faculty, and residency programs in the sponsoring and participating institutions.
    6. Assurance of appropriate and equitable funding for resident positions, including benefits and support services.
    7. Appropriate working conditions and duty hours of residents.
    8. Regular review of ethical, socioeconomic, medical/legal, and cost-containment issues that affect graduate medical education.
  3. Procedure
    1. The Graduate Medical Education Committee consists of 14 voting members selected from the clinical departments. Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Surgery each has one standing member appointed to the Committee for a three-year term. Four Residents (elected by their peers) serve one-year terms. Selected School of Medicine and affiliated teaching hospital administrators are invited to serve as ex officio members. Urology, Plastic Surgery, and Neurosurgery have one standing member on the Committee alternating two-year terms; Otolaryngology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Family and Community Medicine have one standing member on the Committee alternating two-year terms; Neurology, Ophthalmology and Dermatology have one standing member on the Committee alternating two-year terms. Newly appointed clinical departmental chairs serve on the committee during their initial year in order to become familiar with the Committee's function.
    2. The Graduate Medical Education Committee is chaired by the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. Members ex officio are the Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs, the Medical Director of Saint Louis University Hospital, the Vice President Medical Affairs of the major affiliate (Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital), the Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, the Ombudsman for GME, and the Medical Director of the Veterans Administration Hospital. The Graduate Medical Education Committee meets monthly and maintains minutes of its deliberations.
  4. Reference
    Membership List
    Institutional Requirements for Residency Accreditation
    Graduate Medical Education Committee Procedure Guide
    Institutional Policy Review Document
  5. Rescission
    GMEC originally named Institutional Residency Review Committee in 1983. Assumed present name in 1990.
  6. Review Date
    Reviewed annually and revised when necessary and appropriate.

Approved: Philip O. Alderson, M.D., Dean, School of Medicine

 

Graduate Medical Education Committee Membership List (2015-2016)

Julie K. Gammack, M.D., Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, Committee Chairperson

Three-Year Term

Member

Department

Term

Raman K. Malhotra, M.D.

Neurology & Psychiatry

07/14-06/18*

Heidi M. Sallee, M.D.

Pediatrics

07/09-06/16*

Shawn Statzer, M.D.

Anesthesiology and Critical Care

07/14-06/17

Katherine Temprano, M.D.

Internal Medicine

07/13-06/16

Gregory Ward, M.D.

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health

07/14-06/18*

Mattie White, M.D.

Family and Community Medicine

07/14-06/18*

Catherine Wittgen, M.D.

Surgery

07/13-06/16

 
 Two-Year Term

Member

Department

Term

David S. Brink, M.D.

Pathology

07/10-06/16*

Fred R. Buckhold, M.D.

Internal Medicine

07/13-06/16*

Nicole Burkemper, M.D.

Dermatology

07/13-06/17*

Aki Puryear, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

07/14-06/16

Scott G. Walen, M.D.

Otolaryngology

07/14-06/16

 
 One-Year Term

Member

Department

Term

Ece I. Akduman, M.D.

Radiology

07/15-06/16

Sophia Ford-Glanton, M.D. Surgery 07/15-06/16
Craig Krausz, M.D.

Surgery

07/15-06/16

Marya Strand, M.D.

Pediatrics

07/14-06/16*

Barbara Y. Whitman, Ph.D.

Pediatrics

07/10-06/16*

 
Resident Members (One-Year Term)

Abdullah Abdussalam, M.D.

Internal Medicine

07/15-06/16

Jesse Davis, M.D.

Pediatrics

07/15-06/16

Ryan Freddle, M.D.

Neurology & Psychiatry 07/15-06/16

Christine Henderson, M.D.

Surgery

07/15-06/16

Jonathon Lebovitz, M.D.

Neurosurgery

07/15-06/16


*   Indicates reappointment for additional term. 

Ex Officio

Ziyad Al-Aly, M.D.

ACOS, Research and Education

St. Louis VA Medical Center  

John Peter, M.D.

Vice President, Medical Affairs, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

Robert M. Heaney, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

TBA

Associate General Counsel, Saint Louis University

Stephen Kelly, M.D.

Vice President, Medical Affairs

SSM St. Mary's Health Center

Joan Schaffer, M.D.

DIO, Director of Education

Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Nancy Noedel, Chief Quality Officer

Tenet-Saint Louis University Hospital

Stuart J. Slavin, M.D.

Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs

Nirav H. Patel, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Tenet-Saint Louis University Hospital

L. James Willmore, M.D.

Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs

Nicole Herzog, SLUH Medical Staff Office/GME
Katherine McDaniel, LCSW, GME Educational Specialist
Missi White-Luster, GME Administrative Assistant
Junada Wilbourn, GME Housestaff Coordinator


 

 

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