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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!


Updates

NEGEA Call for Nominations for Steering Committee Representatives

Serving on the Steering Committee is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the future of medical education in the Northeast region. It is also a wonderful way to connect with other educators and work together in leadership roles, on projects and educational scholarship, to mutually advance careers. Self-nominations are welcome.

The NEGEA Steering Committee meets monthly by conference call and in person two times a year during the NEGEA annual conference and at the AAMC Learn Serve Lead meeting. Terms of office are for 2 years, as delineated in the NEGEA Bylaws.

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. Please also indicate your availability to attend the 2019 NEGEA meeting at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, on April 4-6 in Philadelphia, PA.

Send all materials no later than Feb. 1, 2019, to Carol Capello (cfc2002@med.cornell.edu), Past NEGEA Chair and Chair of the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee will select top candidates and submit to the Steering Committee. Voting is by secret ballot.  You will be informed of the results of the election by Feb. 28, 2019.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Representative (Term starts April 2019)

  • Serve as liaison between the GEA CPD Chair and NEGEA (monthly phone meetings)
  • Assist in planning CEI activities for the NEGEA annual conference and the AAMC Learn Serve Lead meeting
  • Lead/participate in project initiatives relating to the CEI, including:

    • Chair of Regional CPD Committee; convene regional CPD section meeting at the NEGEA annual conference
    • Outreach and Section building
  • Participate in national CPD section initiatives

  • Participate in monthly NEGEA Steering Committee meetings/conference calls

  • Attend the NEGEA Education and AAMC Learn Serve Lead Meetings

  • Assume responsibilities related to NEGEA Steering Committee membership, as needed.

Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Representative (Term starts April 2019)

  • Serve as liaison between the GEA UGME Chair and NEGEA (monthly phone meetings)
  • Assist in planning UGME activities for the NEGEA annual conference and the AAMC Learn Serve Lead Meeting
  • Lead/participate in project initiatives relating to UGME, including:

    • Chair of Regional UGME Committee; convene regional UGME section meeting at the NEGEA annual conference.
    • Outreach and Section building
  • Participate in national UGME section initiatives

  • Participate in monthly NEGEA Steering Committee meetings/conference calls

  • Attend the NEGEA annual conference and AAMC Learn Serve Lead meeting

  • Assume responsibilities related to NEGEA Steering Committee membership as needed.

Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE) Representative (Term starts April 2019)

  • Coordinate regional call for collaborative grant proposals: Manage the grant process, including review of proposals, funding of accepted projects, and monitoring to completion
  • Work on the conference planning committee of the NEGEA annual conference to promote research and scholarship in medical education
  • Convene the regional MESRE section meeting at the NEGEA annual conference
  • Participate in monthly NEGEA Steering Committee meetings/conference calls and provide update on all MESRE activities
  • Serve on the national MESRE steering committee to oversee the work of the MESRE section, plan MESRE section initiatives, respond to and facilitate participation in GEA initiatives: Participate in monthly conference calls and attend MESRE steering committee meeting and business meeting at the AAMC Learn Serve Lead meeting
  • Attend the NEGEA annual conference and the AAMC Learn Serve Lead meeting; participate in the NEGEA Steering Committee meetings and regional and national  business meetings

  • Assist in identifying and mentoring a successor as MESRE Representative

2019 NEGEA Annual Conference Call for Proposals Now Open

2019 NEGEA Annual Conference:
Leadership & Innovation: Moving Medical Education Forward
April 4-6. 2019
Note: Thursday-Saturday (with pre-conference activities on Thursday morning).
Perelman School of Medicine-University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Conference Website

Save the Date: 2020 NEGEA Annual Conference

2020 NEGEA Annual Conference
April 2020
Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

Call for Proposals: Professional Development Scholars Grant and Research Scholars Grant

In its strong support and encouragement of medical educators' professional development and scholarship in medical education, the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) provides two funding opportunities in a 2-year mentored medical educator awards for early and mid-career faculty.

The Professional Development Grant seeks to stimulate the development of a community of educational scholars by providing one awardee with the opportunity to design, implement, and complete a high-quality medical education curriculum development or education program project under the mentorship of experienced educators. One award of $15,000 will be funded each cycle, with the awardees' home institution expected to match at least $5.000 in the form of protected time to complete the project or monetary support to attend professional development activities. Applicants will submit a project proposal as part of the application, which will outline the key curricular need, rationale for approach and how this grant will be used to support success. Applications are due December 21, 2018 by 11:59pm. Click here  for more information.

The Research Scholar Grant seeks to advance expertise in our region and develop a community of education scholars by providing awardee with mentorship from medical education research to design, implement and complete a high-quality medical education research project. One award of up to $15,000 will be funded each cycle, with the awardees' home institution expected to match at least $5.000 in the form of protected time to complete the project or monetary support to attend professional development activities. Applicants will submit a project proposal as part of the application, which will outline the key research question that they are interested in studying and relevance of the research question. All final projects must be presented at an NEGEA annual conference. Applications are due December 21, 2018 by 11:59pm.  Click here  for more information.


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About the NEGEA


Contact NEGEA

NEGEA Chair
Jonathan (Yoni) Amiel
Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
jma2106@columbia.edu

AAMC Staff
Stephen McKenzie
Director, Constituent Engagement
smckenzie@aamc.org

Sarah Brown
Constituent Engagement Specialist
sarbrown@aamc.org


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