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Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA)

The NEGEA is one of four regional groups of the AAMC's Group on Educational Affairs (GEA). Our purpose is to promote excellence in the education of medical students, residents, and physicians through the professional development of medical educators. Our regional meetings provide a forum for exchanging ideas, learning new strategies, and developing plans that may facilitate your own work and implementation of the NEGEA mission.

Please plan to attend the next Annual Educational Retreat. We encourage and welcome your participation!


Call for Nominations; GME Representative

The Graduate Medical Education (GME) Representative position will become available April 2018.

Responsibilities of the GME Representative

  • Serve as liaison between the GEA GME Chair and NEGEA (monthly phone meetings)
  • Assist in planning GME activities for NEGEA Education Retreat and AAMC National Meeting
  • Lead/participate in project initiatives relating to the GME, including:
  • Chair of Regional GME Committee
  • Outreach and Section building
  • Participate in national GME initiatives
  • Participate in monthly NEGEA Steering Committee meetings/conference calls
  • Attend NEGEA Education Retreats and AAMC National Meetings
  • Assume responsibilities related to NEGEA Steering Committee membership as needed.

Self-nominations are welcome. Please include (1) a recent CV; (2) a brief letter stating your interest and qualifications for the position; and (3) a letter of support from someone who knows you well. Send all materials to Carol Capello (

Announcing Two New Grants-Applications due February 28

The NEGEA is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities for medical educators! We invite early- and mid-career faculty in the region to consider applying for either the Professional Development Award OR the Research Scholar Award. These individual awards are $15,000 each with an expectation of at least $5,000 in matching funds from awardee’s institution. Grant period is two years. Please click here for more information including eligibility requirements, application process and additional information.

The Professional Development Award provides an awardee with the opportunity to design, implement, and complete a high-quality medical education curriculum development project under the mentorship of experienced educators.
The Research Scholar Award seeks to advance expertise in our region and develop a community of education scholars by providing awardee with mentorship from medical education researchers to design, implement, and complete a high-quality medical education research project.

Deadline for Applications is February 28, 2018.
Please direct questions to Rebecca Blanchard, PhD at

2017-2018 NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award Call for Submissions

Each year, the NEGEA provides one $3,000 award to recognize faculty members in NEGEA-affiliated schools who have developed an innovative approach to medical education.  An innovation can be the introduction or development of a new method, process, approach, or technological application that provides a solution to a problem in medical education.  Please click here  for more information, including eligibility, submission and review processes, evaluation criteria, and final reports and project dissemination. Please contact the NEGEA Past Chair, Carol F. Capello, PhD ( should you have any questions.
Proposals must be received no later than February 15, 2018, to be considered for the award.
For a list of previous award winners, please visit the NEGEA awards page

Save the Date

2018 NEGEA Annual Conference: Emerging Issues in Medical Education
April 26-28, 2018
Note: Thursday-Saturday (with pre-conference activities on Thursday morning).
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Hempstead, N.Y.
Conference Website

AAMC Resources

AAMC Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA)

About the NEGEA

Contact NEGEA

Jonathan (Yoni) Amiel
Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

AAMC Staff
Stephen McKenzie
Director, Constituent Engagement

Sarah Brown
Constituent Engagement Specialist

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