Six Programs Recognized for Accreditation Status

Published January 11, 2013

Six fellowship and residency programs have received Outstanding Accreditation Awards from the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

The awards recognize programs granted four-, five- or eight-year accreditation cycles from their respective accrediting body—the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association.

The award recipients are as follows:

Eight-Year Accreditation without Citations

Hand surgery fellowship
Program director: Owen J. Moy, MD
Training program administrator: AnnMarie Cumbo

Five-Year Accreditation without Citations

Hospice and palliative medicine fellowship
Program director: Amy A. McDonald, MD
Training program administrator: Sandra V. Gilliam

Five-Year Accreditation

Colon and rectal surgery fellowship
Program director: Bryan N. Butler, MD
Training program administrator: Janet J. Harszlak

Family medicine SUNY residency
Program director: Michael E. Zionts, MD
Training program administrator: Pam Maconaghy

Four-Year Accreditation

Adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship
Program director: Nader D. Nader, MD, PhD
Training program administrator: Mary Barber

Vascular neurology fellowship
Program director: Marilou Ching, MD
Training program administrators: Alicia M. Blodgett and Eva J. Tamoga

Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences and dean, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, presented the awards Dec. 18.