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Group on Educational Affairs (GEA)

Our mission is to promote excellence in the education of physicians throughout their professional lives and, thereby, to contribute to improving the health of the public. The GEA is open to individuals with professional responsibility in medical student, resident, and continuing medical education, designated by deans, hospital directors, or academic societies.

GEA Updates

2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting Call for Submissions

2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting Call for Submission is OPEN
For more information click, 2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting.
NOTE: The deadline for submissions has been extended to April 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

GEA Newsletter - Continuum

GEA Continuum  replaces the GEA Correspondent as the newsletter of the Group on Educational Affairs.

Strategic Planning for GEA

GEA Strategic Planning – Results from the Blue Sky Meeting 
In July, 2013, the GEA Steering Committee along with several leaders in Medical Education engaged in a strategic planning process.  The goal of the meeting was to review the current GEA Core Purposes, Values, Mission, and Vision.  The following report is a compilation of the findings from that meeting and recommendations for future action. 

2014 Research in Medical Education (RIME) Call for Research and Review Papers

2014 Research in Medical Education (RIME) Call for Research and Review Papers Submission Site is OPEN
Please submit via the submission site.
NOTE: The NEW submission deadline is Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:59pm EST.

GEA 2014 National Grant Program

The GEA requests educational research grant proposals focuses on addressing innovative advancements in medical education scholarship, research, and evaluation and developing communities of educational scholars. This grant program is established to promote collaborations among GEA sections (UGME, GME, CEI, and MESRE), GEA regions and/or the health professions.

2014 Call for GEA National Grant Proposals 
2014 Pre-Proposal Submission Template 

Research in Medical Education (RIME) Conference

Merrell Flair Award in Medical Education

To honor an individual who has made a major contribution over a significant time period to the process or administration or transmission of information regarding medical education in North America. Congratulations to 2013 winner Steven Kanter, M.D.

Using the AAMC Toolbox for Evaluating Educators: You be the Judge!

This workshop is designed to provide hands-on opportunities for members of promotions/tenure committees to apply the indicators in the AAMC Toolbox for Evaluating Educators to assess the performance of faculty members whose career focus is in education.

This workshop is a MedEdPortal Publication

GEA Listserves

The GEA Section Listserves may be used to exchange information about the activities of the GEA, professional development conferences, regional meetings, special interest groups, and the activities of the AAMC.

To post to and receive messages from these listserves, subscribe by contacting Felicia Moody at

AAMC Initiatives

CIR is comprised of graphical interpretations of both aggregate and historical curriculum-related data collected annually by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (administered by the American Medical Association) from all U.S. AAMC-member medical schools.

MedEdPORTAL® External Link
The AAMC's free online database facilitates sharing of peer-reviewed educational material.

Project Medical Education (PME)
PME helps to educate Congress and other policymakers about the process of medical education, the benefits it provides, its complex funding mechanisms, and the essential role of government in providing financial support.

More AAMC Initiatives regarding Medical Education, Medical Research, and Patient Care.

GEA Member Resources