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CGEA Special Interest Groups

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

Academic and Learning Environment

(Name Update March 2017)

Convener: Mark N. Beard, MD
The University of South Dakota
Sanford School of Medicine
Office: (605) 357-1404

Basic Science Education

Convener: Robert Leven, PhD
Rush Medical College
600 S. Paulina St.
Suite 524
Chicago IL 60612
Office: (312) 942-9588

Clerkship Administrators

Convener: Donnita Pelser
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
3243 E. Murdock, Suite 402
Phone: (316) 962-2250
Email: OR

Continuing Quality Improvement

Co-Convener: Aleece Caron, PhD
MetroHealth System
2500 MetroHealth Drive A-107
Cleveland, OH 44109
Office: (216) 778-5834

Co-Convener: Anna C. Maio MD
Creighton University School of Medicine
601 N 30th Street Suite 5850
Omaha, NE 68131-2197
Office: (402) 280-5178

Culture, Health Medical Humanities

Convener: Diane Hummel, MA, MILS
Spectrum Health Libraries
100 Michigan NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-2560
Office: (616) 391-1655

Curriculum and Assessment

Convener: Brenda Roman, MD
Boonshoft School of Medicine Wright State University
1st Floor East Medical Plaza
627 Edwin C. Moses Blvd
Dayton, OH 45417
Office: (937) 223-8840

Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS)

Convener: Pam Shaw MD, FAAP
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd, Mailstop 4004
KC, KS 66160-7330
Office: (913) 588-6329

Education Leadership

Co - Convener: Jeffrey E. Pettit, PhD
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
1204 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office: (319) 335-9910

Co-Convener: Mark N. Beard, MD
The University of South Dakota
Sanford School of Medicine
1400 W 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Office: (605) 357-1404

Faculty Development

Co-Convener: John D Mahan, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director (Medical Education) The Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring and Engagement
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Phone: 614-722-4411

Co-Convener: Linda M. Love, EdD
Assistant Director of the Office of Faculty Development
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985511 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5511
Phone: 402-559-5509

Recorder: Larry Hurtubise, MA
Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy The Ohio state University
Associate Director, Center for Faculty Development
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Phone: 614-722-8535

Interprofessional Education

Co -Convener: Heather Hageman

Co-Convener: Anna C. Maio MD
Creighton University School of Medicine
601 N 30th Street Suite 5850
Omaha, NE 68131-2197
Office: (402) 280-5178

Libraries in Medical Education

Co-Convener: Misa Mi, PhD, MA, MLIS, AHIP
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Library
130 Kresge Library
2200 North Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309
Office: (248) 370-3774

Co-Convener: Teresa (Teri) Hartman, MLS
Associate Professor
Education & Research Services McGoogan Library of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986705 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-6705
Office: (402) 559-7075

Population Medicine

Co-Convener: Joanna Michel, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
808 South Wood Street Room 332
Chicago, IL 60612
Office: (312) 996-9620

Co-Convener: Judith Sayad, MPH (c)
UIC School of Public Health
1603 W. Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612
Office: (312) 996-6625


Convener: Joseph Kiesler, MD
Family and Community Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
MSB 4110
PO Box 670582
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0582
Office: (513) 558- 2095


Convener: Ellenkate Finley
Rush University Medical College
600 S. Paulina Ave.
AAC 524
Chicago, IL 60612

Technology in Medical Education

Convener: Peggy Moore, MSEd
University of Nebraska Medical Center
E-Learning Studio Wittson Hall, Rm 8012
986705 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6705
Office: (402) 559-8082

Recorder: Max Anderson, MSLS, MS
Office of Curricular Affairs
University of Illinois at Chicago
1819 W Polk St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Office: (312) 996-5898

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About CGEA

Contact CGEA

CGEA Chair
Caren M. Stalburg, MD, MA
Chair: 2017–2019
Chief, Division of Professional Education, Department of Learning Health Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Learning Health Sciences
University of Michigan Medical School

AAMC Staff
Stephen McKenzie
Director, Educational Affairs

Emily Schutz
Program Specialist, Medical Education

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