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Committees/Meetings

5/2/17
The Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) is charged with overseeing the quality of residency education and the resident work environment in UB sponsored programs. Membership includes hospital, University, and resident leaders. Its work is accomplished through establishing and implementing policies and procedures, and communicating with residency program directors and Dean Cain. The committee meets eight to ten times per year.  
5/2/17
Members of the Program Directors Advisory Committee (PDAC) review and comment on proposed GME policies and procedures, share best practices for teaching, evaluating, and assessing resident competence, and organize faculty development training. The PDAC Chair is a voting member of the GMEC. The committee meets on alternate months throughout the year.
5/2/17
The University at Buffalo Training Program Administrators meet serveral times a year to gather as a group to network with their peers, share best practices and learn about new GME policies and procedures. These meetings focus on ACGME accreditation requirements and reviewing the procedures required by the GME office through discussion and in-depth training.