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  • Affinity Group

    Special Interest Groups - CGEA

    The CGEA has a variety of active special interest groups (SIGs). The SIGs convene at the annual spring meeting where members also have dedicated time for workshops. For more information on individual groups, please contact the convener or co-convener listed below.

    Basic Science Education

    Co-Convener: Harold Bell PhD 
    Email: bell2hj@cmich.edu   

    Co-Convener: Jaya Yodh PhD
    Email: jyodh@illinois.edu

    Clerkship Administrators

    Convener: Donnita Pelser
    Email: dpelser@kumc.edu OR donnita.pelser@wesleymc.com

    Curriculum and Assessment

    Convener: Irina Overman, MD

    Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS)

    Convener: Yonder, Sarah A
    Email: yonde1sa@cmich.edu

    Education Leadership

    Co-Convener: Amy Seegmiller Renner
    Email: Seegmiller.Amy@mayo.edu

    Co-Convener: Mark N. Beard, MD
    Email: Mark.Beard@usd.edu

    Faculty Development

    Convener: Judy Blebea
    Email: Judy.blebea@cmich.edu

    2nd year Convener: Larry Hurtubise
    Email:  Hurtubise.1@osu.edu

    Scribe: Boyung Suh
    Email: bsuh46@siumed.edu

    Interprofessional Education

    Co-Convener: Anna C. Maio MD

    Co-Convener: Jamie Hess, MD

    Libraries in Medical Education


    Population Medicine

    Co-Convener: Joanna Michel, PhD

    Co-Convener: Judith Sayad, MPH (c)

    Program Evaluation and Accreditation

    Co-Convener: Jason Booza PhD
    Email: jbooza@med.wayne.edu 

    Co-Convener: Kendra Maier JD
    Email: kendra.maier@wisc.edu 

    Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

    Co-Convener: Aleece Caron, PhD
    Email: acaron@metrohealth.org

    Co-Convener: Anna C. Maio MD
    Email: amaio@creighton.edu

    Technology in Medical Education

    Convener: Trevor Coons MHA, FACHE
    Email: Coons.Trevor@mayo.edu 

    Medical Education Learning Specialists

    Co-Convener: Jessica Faber MEd
    Email: Jessica.Faber@UToledo.Edu

    Co-Convener: Josh Hopps, PhD
    Email: josh.hopps@northwestern.edu