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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education


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Designated Federal Officer (DFO) - Kennita Carter, MD

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September 18-19, 2007, Silver Spring, Maryland

September 18

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

  • Russell Robertson, M.D., Chair
    Welcoming Remarks
  • Elizabeth M. Duke, Ph.D.
    Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Marcia K. Brand, Ph.D.
    Associate Administrator, Bureau of Health Professions

9:15 a.m.

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Jerald Katzoff, Executive Secretary

9:30 a.m.

Presentations of Comments on COGME’s Two Draft Reports, Enhancing GME Flexibility and New Paradigms for Physician Training for Improving Access to Healthcare

  • Stephen Shannon, D.O., M.P.H.
    President and CEO
    American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Paul Rockey, M.D., M.P. H.
    Director, Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education
    American Medical Association

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.


12:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Breakout of Council Members into the Two Draft Writing Groups for Further Revisions (Chesapeake and Blair Rooms)

3:30 p.m.

Reports to the Council and Further Discussion on Writing Group Activities and Reports

  • Barbara Chang, M.D., Writing Group Chair
  • Earl Reisdorff, M.D., Writing Group Chair

4:30 p.m.

Discussion of Further Steps for Producing Reports

5:00 p.m.


5:15 p.m.


September 19

8:30 a.m.

Presentation on Medical Education Future’s Study

  • Linda Lesky, M.D., M.A.
    Associate Professor of Health Policy and Medicine
    George Washington University

9:30 a.m.

Panel Presentation of Advisory Committee Activities

  • Joseph A. Leming, M.D.
    Chair, Advisory Committee on Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry
  • Hugh W. Bonner, Ph.D., FASAHP
    Vice Chair, Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages
  • Annette Debisette, Ph. D., R.N.
    Chair, National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice
  • Discussion

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Presentation on State Physician Workforce/GME Planning

  • Tim Henderson, M.S.P.H, M.A.M.C.
    Director of Outreach and Education
    Center for Health Policy Research and Studies
    College of Health and Human Services
    George Mason University

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Discussion of New Issues/Identification for Future Reports

3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m.