Clinical Education

The Office of Clinical Education provides resources to support students during the Application, Discovery, and Translation Phases. Some of the major activities of this office include:

  • Plan and implement Orientation to the Clinical Years
  • Career counseling and assistance with selecting a clinical advisor
  • Determine student schedules during the Application and Translation Phases
  • Review clinical student assessments and provide counsel to students in need of remediation
  • Organize and implement informational class meetings, including Residency Days, for students in their clinical years
  • Write student Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letters for residency applications
  • Issue tokens to access ERAS and upload documents
  • Counsel and assist students with the residency application process - selecting letter writers for letters of recommendation, residency program choices, interviewing, NRMP rank list, etc.…
  • Counsel unmatched students with the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP)
  • Assign student lockers for storing personal belongings while rotating at Grady
  • Set up VSAS access for Emory students
  • Screen and process visiting student applications, and place visiting students into electives
  • This office is supported by the Grady Campus Student Affairs staff listed below.

Office of Clinical Education

Joel Felner, MD
Associate Dean of Clinical Education
jfelner@emory.edu
404-778-1372

Sheryl Heron, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean of Clinical Education
sheron@emory.edu
404-778-1366

Mary Kaye Garcia
Associate Director & Registrar
Student Affairs
Emory University School of Medicine
marykaye.garcia@emory.edu
404-712-9921

Grady Campus
Emory University Faculty Office Building
49 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive
Suite 102

Barbara Bingham
Administrative Manager
Clinical Education and Student Affairs
bbingha@emory.edu
404-778-1372

Theresa Hicks
Secretary
tmhicks@emory.edu 
404-778-1368

Laura Hopkins
Program Coordinator
Clinical Education and Student Affairs
laura.hopkins@emory.edu
404-778-1365 (Grady campus)
404-712-9948 (Emory Main campus)

Michele Rutherford
Academic Electives Program Coordinator
mrruthe@emory.edu
404-778-1371

Last modified: 7/27/2018