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GIP Steering Committee

The Steering Committee sets policy for the Group on Institutional Planning and manages GIP affairs. GIP members may use the membership directory to contact the Steering Committee.

Specific responsibilities of the Steering Committee include:

  • Setting the agenda for the upcoming year
  • Selecting the topic for the biennial Symposium
  • Participating on Subcommittees
  • Reaching out to new members to welcome them to the GIP
  • Managing the GIP Distinguished Service award process
  • Being mindful of diversity of its membership and programs
  • Contributing to the GIP newsletter – articles of interest
  • Engaging with the Organization of Student Representative and Council of Deans liaisons

Steering Committee

Rebecca Saavedra, EdD
Vice President for Strategic Management
University of Texas Medical Branch

Immediate Past Chair
Pam Bounelis, PhD
Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research
University of Alabama School of Medicine

Chair Elect
William Orosz
Administrative Director of Space Planning
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Deans Liaison
Toni Ganzel, MD, MBA, FACS
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2016–2018)
Eric Boberg, PhD
Executive Director for Research
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2016–2018)
Brian Smith
Associate Vice Chancellor, Research Infrastructure & Operations
University of California, San Francisco

Member-at-Large (2016–2018)
Rebecca Waltman
Director, Facilities Planning & Management
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2017–2019)
Denise Johnson
Director of Planning and Operations
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2017–2019)
Hannah Lawrence
Assistant Dean, Faculty Advancement & Diversity
The University of Chicago

Member-at-Large (2017–2019)
Katy Stevenson
Manager for Strategy, Planning and Development
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) Liaison
Mark Mullen, MD Candidate, Class of 2020
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Past National Chairpersons


Upcoming Meetings

GBA/GIP Joint Spring Meeting
April 17-20, 2018
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
Portland, Ore.
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Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 2-6, 2018
Austin, Texas

Recent Meetings

Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 3-7, 2017
Boston, Mass.

GIP Space Symposium: 
Promising Practices for the 21st Century
October 16-17, 2017
Grand Hyatt
Denver, Colo.
Presentations Available to Attendees

GBA/GIP/GIR Joint Spring Meeting
May 9-12, 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Atlanta, Ga.
Presentations Available to Attendees

Learn Serve Lead The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 11-15, 2016, Seattle, Wash.

GBA/GIP Joint Spring Meeting
April 12-15, 2016
Sheraton Centre Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Presentations Available to Attendees