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Human Resources Interest Group

The GBA HR Interest Group is a network of human resource professionals who broadly share ideas, challenges, best practices, and development opportunities.

Specific goals and activities of the GBA HR Interest Group include:

  • Contributing to a biannual newsletter to update Principal Business Officers on important/relevant HR current affairs
  • Participating on quarterly calls and on the GBA HR listserve
  • Assisting with ideas for and the delivery of potential webinars and toolkits
  • Submitting HR-related topics for breakout sessions at the GBA/GIP Spring Meeting; participating in Hot Topics Discussion Forums

Kevin Eide, Senior Director Total Rewards, Medical College of Wisconsin

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GBA Membership

How to Join

To become a member of the GBA, an individual must be appointed by his or her medical school dean or principal business officer. A letter from the dean (or his or her designee) or principal business officer is sufficient to establish membership immediately. Letters of appointment should be directed to:

Heather Sacks, GBA Executive Secretary
Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2399

Fax: 202-828-1125

There is no cost to join, nor is there a limit to the number of institutional representatives appointed to the GBA. However, only one representative may be designated as an institution's principal contact (PBO).

Member Categories/Criteria

Principal Business Officer (PBO)

The principal institutional contact to the GBA on matters involving finance and general institutional administration. This individual is usually the Chief Financial Officer of the medical school. Only one individual may serve as the PBO representative to the GBA.

Other Representative

Any staff member of an AAMC member medical school who has significant responsibilities involving medical school operations.

Benefits of Membership

If you regularly attend the GBA's professional development programs, you will not only gain new insights into your work but how to do it more skillfully. Starting with your first meeting you can develop a network of colleagues and peers who not only understand the challenges you confront daily in your position but who also are open and willing to share their own experiences coping with similar issues. In the GBA you can potentially forge friendships that will last throughout your career.

Resources for Members Include:

  • Data Resources
  • GBA Meeting Presentations
  • Administrator Training and Leadership Program information
  • AAMC Resources


Heather Sacks
Director, Planning & Administrative Affairs
Telephone: 202-862-6220

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My AAMC Affinity Groups

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