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Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office

Dr. Oakes oversees our entire residency programs and previously held the position of Director for our Emergency Medicine Residency Program. She became a part of our team in 2017 during the inception of the residency programs, assuming the role of the inaugural Emergency Medicine Program Director. Since 2021, Dr. Oakes has taken on the responsibilities of the Designated Institutional Official (DIO). Under her diligent guidance, we have expanded to encompass nine residency programs and two fellowship programs. Dr. Oakes is dedicated to prioritizing the training and cultivation of proficient, versatile clinicians, demonstrating exceptional commitment, foresight, and leadership.

Graduate Medical Education Program Administrators

Welcome to the heart of our Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs! Behind every successful resident/fellow, there stands a dedicated program administrator who works tirelessly to ensure the smooth functioning of the residency program. Our program administrators are the unsung heroes, orchestrating the intricate dance of schedules, logistics, and support systems that enable our residents/fellows to thrive and excel.

  • Logistical Mastery: Program administrators meticulously organize schedules, rotations, and assignments, ensuring that residents/fellows have access to diverse clinical experiences and educational opportunities.

  • Advocacy and Support: They serve as advocates for our residents/fellows, offering guidance, support, and a compassionate ear during the challenges of residency/fellowship training.

  • Compliance and Accreditation: Program administrators ensure that our residency program adheres to the highest standards set forth by the ACGME guaranteeing quality education and training for our residents/fellows.

  • Resource Management: From managing budgets to coordinating educational resources, they ensure that our program has the necessary tools and support systems in place for resident/fellow success.

The contributions of our program administrators extend far beyond the logistics of residency/fellowship management. They play a pivotal role in shaping the resident/fellow experience and fostering a culture of excellence within our program. Here’s how they make a difference:

  • Creating a Supportive Environment: Program administrators cultivate a supportive and nurturing environment where residents/fellows feel valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.

  • Promoting Work-Life Balance: They prioritize resident/fellow well-being and advocate for work-life balance, recognizing the importance of self-care and resilience in the demanding field of medicine.

  • Facilitating Professional Growth: Through mentorship, guidance, and career development opportunities, program administrators help residents navigate their training journey and prepare for successful careers in medicine.

  • Ensuring Program Excellence: Their dedication to excellence ensures that our residency/fellowships program remain at the forefront of medical education, producing competent, compassionate, and skilled physicians who make a positive impact on patient care and healthcare.