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Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA)

The SGEA fosters excellence along the continuum of medical education—undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education—by providing a forum for discussing the concerns of the medical education profession, serving as a resource, and acting in an advisory capacity to the GEA and AAMC. This mission is accomplished through communication, cooperation and shared respect among its members.

To accomplish its mission, the SGEA will:

  • Enhance the professional development of medical educators
  • Advance research and understanding in medical education
  • Provide service to the profession, and
  • Practice evidence-based principles of medical education.

SGEA Updates

Call for Proposals Now Open

2018 SGEA Annual Meeting: Shifting Paradigms in Medical Education
April 19-21, 2018
Note: Thursday-Saturday (with pre-conference activities on Wednesday, April 18, 2018)
Hosted by University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Miss.

We invite you to submit proposals for presentations at the 2018 SGEA Annual Meeting from April 19-21 2018 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. The submission site is now open for abstract submission. Submissions are due  at 11:59 ET November 14, 2017. Submission categories include:

Oral Presentation
Small Group Discussion 
Panel Discussion

Details, including submission guidelines, review criteria, and how to submit, can be found here. 
For questions please contact Loretta Jackson (Planning Chair).

2018-19 Leadership and Education Development Certificate Program (LEAD) Call for Applications

Applications are now open for new LEAD Fellows for the 2018-19 national program. Designed for early to mid-career faculty, this one-year, cohort-based program provides a firm foundation in the best practices and theoretical models of effective educational leadership that are key to advancing medical education at all levels. Beginning in 2018, LEAD will be delivered as a national program bringing together new and aspiring leaders from across the country.

The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017. Applicants will be notified of decisions in January 2018. Visit the AAMC LEAD home page for more information.


2017 SGEA Innovations in Medical Education Award:

The winners of the 2016-2017 SGEA Innovations in Medical Education Award are Susan Sawning, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education Research, Laura Weingartner, Research Manager, and the other members of the eQuality Steering Committee (Chaz Briscoe, Dwayne Compton, Amy Holthouser, Charles Kodner, Leslee Martin, David McIntosh, Emily Noonan, M. Ann Shaw, Stacie Steinbock, and Jennifer Stephens) for their project “eQuality: Leading Medical Education to Deliver Equitable Quality Care for all People, Inclusive of Identity, Development, or Expression of Gender/Sex/Sexuality” submitted by UME University of Louisville School of Medicine.

SGEA Listserve

Join the SGEA listserve to stay current with SGEA updates, activities, and opportunities. If you would like to join, please email Sarah Brown at

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About the SGEA

Contact SGEA

SGEA Chair
Karen "Sam" Miller
Assistant Professor, Graduate Medical Education
University of Louisville School of Medicine

AAMC Staff
Steve Mckenzie
Director, Constituent Engagement

Sarah Brown
Constituent Engagement Specialist

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