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

Sheryl Heron, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean of Clinical Education

Mary Kaye Garcia
Associate Director & Registrar
Student Affairs
Emory University School of Medicine

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

Barbara Bingham
Administrative Manager
Clinical Education and Student Affairs

Theresa Hicks

Laura Hopkins
Program Coordinator
Clinical Education and Student Affairs
404-778-1365 (Grady campus)
404-712-9948 (Emory Main campus)

Michele Rutherford
Academic Electives Program Coordinator

Last modified: 7/27/2018