The Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) is a voting membership that includes residents/fellows, program directors and administrators chaired by the Designated Institution Official (DIO) and Assistant Dean. The GMEC meets quarterly to establish policies concerning quality education and work environment for residents/fellows in all training programs.
Subcommittees within the GMEC are:
Document Review Subcommittee:
Provide the GMEC with quarterly summary of all communications and reviews of the programs for the GMEC’s final review, resolution and recommendations (i.e. communication between programs and RRC, Annual Program Evaluations, correspondence between programs and DIO and/or GME Office).
Duty Hour Subcommittee:
Provide the GMEC with quarterly reports regarding the status of the institution’s and individual programs’ duty hours (i.e. New Innovation reports, National resident/fellow surveys, other internal documents as the subcommittee desires).
Provide the GMEC with quarterly reports updating the status of education (i.e. Science of GME, Ethics Curriculum, Business of Medicine, and use of simulation labs).
Program Oversight Subcommittee:
Proivide the GMEC with quarterly reports regarding the statue of each program, determines the parameters the institution should use to evaluate each program, and annually reviews and update the Institution's policy regarding special reviews.