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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education
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September 6-7, 2006, Gaithersburg, Maryland 


8:30 a.m.     Welcome from Chair
Russell Robertson, M.D., Acting Chair

Welcome from Executive Secretary
Jerald Katzoff, Acting

Welcome from the Health Resources and Services Administration

Welcome from the Bureau of Health Professions

9:00 a.m. Election of Chair

9:15 a.m. Orientation for New Council Members
Chair and Staff

9:45 a.m. Executive Secretary’s Report
Jerald Katzoff, Acting

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Presentation of Papers on National Service for Physicians
Doug Campos-Outcalt, M.D., M.P.A. 
Associate Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Robert Graham, M.D. 
Professor and Robert and Myfanwy Smith Chair,
Department of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

11:45 a.m. Discussion of Papers

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Presentation of Papers on the Need for GME Flexibility
Robert Dickler 
Senior Vice President
Association of American Medical Colleges
Gar Elison 
Utah Medical Education Council

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. Discussion of Papers

4:00 p.m. Discussion of Next Day’s Activities in Preparation of Reports
(Self identification of writing group members for each of the two reports)


5:00 p.m. ADJOURN


8:30 a.m. Ethics Training for Council Members
Theresa Foster
HRSA’s Ethics Officer

9:00 a.m. Presentation and Discussion of Paper on the Need for GME Flexibility
Larry A. Green, M.D. 
University of Colorado

10:00 a.m. Breakout of Council Members into Two Writing Groups

  • Select Writing Group Chair for Each Report
  • Formulate Outline for Each Report, to include section on Recommendations
  • Draft preliminary recommendations
  • Identify member(s) of each writing group to draft narrative on each section as contained in outline

12:00 p.m. - Working Lunch

2:00 p.m. Report to Council of Draft Recommendations, Proposed Outline and List of Members to Draft Each Section of the Two Reports 
Writing Group Chairs

3:00 p.m. Discussion of Process and Time-Frame for Producing Report Drafts


4:00 p.m. ADJOURN