Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Sponsored Graduate Medical Education Programs
Graduate Medical Education Committee
Updated: July 2010
The Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) is responsible for monitoring and advising on all aspects of residency education. Voting membership is comprised of the program directors from sponsored and affiliated GME programs, the directors of medical education of teaching hospitals, the assistant dean for faculty and clinical affairs (designated institutional official), and resident representatives nominated and elected by their peers.
The responsibilities of the GMEC include:
a. establishment and implementation of policies that affect all programs regarding the quality of education and the work environment for the residents in each program.
b. improvement of the system of training residents and fellows by providing a collaborative environment for the member institutions to share information and expertise.
c. regular internal review of all programs to assess their compliance with both the Institutional Requirements and Program Requirements of the relevant ACGME RRCs.
d. assurance that each program establishes and implements written criteria and processes for the selection, evaluation, promotion, and dismissal of residents in compliance with ACGME Requirements as well as WSU, DAGMEC and fiscal agent policies.
e. assurance of an educational environment in which residents may raise and resolve issues without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
f. collecting of intra-institutional information.
g. monitoring of the programs in establishing an appropriate work environment and the duty hours of residents.
h. assurance that the residents' curriculum provides a regular review of ethical, socioeconomic, medical/legal, and cost-containment issues that affect GME and medical practice.
i. promotion of resident participation in scholarly activity
The GMEC meets monthly.