1.319 Graduate Medical Education Committee
|CHAPTER||Committees--School of Medicine||DATE ISSUED|
|SUBJECT||Graduate Medical Education Committee|
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.
To advise on and monitor the following:
- 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.
- Establishment and maintenance of appropriate liaison with residency directors and with the administrators of other institutions participating in programs sponsored by the institution.
- Regular review of all residency training programs in relation to their compliance with institutional policies and the requirements of the relevant ACGME review committee.
- Establishment and implementation of policies and procedures for the selection, evaluation, promotion, and dismissal of residents.
- 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.
- Assurance of appropriate and equitable funding for resident positions, including benefits and support services.
- Appropriate working conditions and duty hours of residents.
- Regular review of ethical, socioeconomic, medical/legal, and cost-containment issues that affect graduate medical education.
- 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.
- 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.
Institutional Requirements for Residency Accreditation
Graduate Medical Education Committee Procedure Guide
Institutional Policy Review Document
GMEC originally named Institutional Residency Review Committee in 1983. Assumed present name in 1990.
- Review Date
Reviewed annually and revised when necessary and appropriate.
Graduate Medical Education Committee Membership List (2012-2013)
Robert M. Heaney, M.D., Committee Chairperson
Senior Associate Dean
|Thomas Dahms, Ph.D.||Anesthesiology||07/11-06/14|
|Jennifer LaBundy, M.D.||Internal Medicine||07/11-06/14|
|Raman Malhotra, M.D.||Neurology & Psychiatry||07/10-06/13|
|Miguel Paniagua, M.D.||Internal Medicine||07/10-06/13|
|Heidi Salle, M.D.||Pediatrics||07/09-06/15*|
|Charles Andrus, M.D.||Surgery||07/10-06/14*|
|Jastin L. Antisdel, M.D.||Otolaryngology||10/10-06/14*|
|David Brink, M.D.||Pathology||07/10-06/14**|
|Nicole Burkemper, M.D.||Dermatology||07/11-06/13*|
|Christine Jabocs, M.D.||Family and Community |
|Aninda B. Acharya, M.D.||Neurology & Psychiatry||07/11-06/13*|
|Kamal Gursahani, M.D.||Surgery||07/11-06/13*|
|Kumar Gaurav Prasad, M.D.||Otolaryngology||07/12-06/13|
|Barbara J. Whitman, Ph.D.||Pediatrics||07/10-06/13*|
* Indicates reappointment for one additional term.
** Indicates reappointment for two additional terms.Ex Officio
L. James Willmore, M.D.
Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs
Stuart Slavin, M.D.
Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs
Karen Webb, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Tenet-Saint Louis University Hospital
John Peter, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center
Laura Kroupa, M.D.
VA Medical Center
Stephen Kelly, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, SSM
Joan Schaffer, M.D.
DIO, Director of Education, SJMMC
Junada Wilbourn - GME Staffing