GMEC Subcommittee on Simulation Education and Assessment

The purpose of the GMEC Subcommittee on Simulation Education and Assessment is to establish and maintain simulation and skills laboratories and facilities to advance the acquisition and maintenance by housestaff of clinical skills with a competency-based method of evaluation. Further, the subcommittee will monitor compliance and assist GME programs with meeting ACGME requirements in simulation education. The subcommittee will report to the GMEC at least annually as well as when major changes in simulation education are anticipated or implemented.

The membership of the subcommittee will be composed of individuals from GME programs with ACGME requirements in simulation or with identifiable simulation needs. The chair of the subcommittee may appoint members to the subcommittee with approval by the assistant dean for GME. Members of the subcommittee are not required to be members of the GMEC. 

Subcommittee Members

  • Jon Simmons, MD (General Surgery), Subcommittee Chair
  • Craig Sherman, MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Phil Almalouf, MD (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care)
  • Linda Ding, MD (Surgery Critical Care)
  • Joyce Guest, PhD (GME)
  • Mike Jacobs, RN, DNS (Simulation Director)
  • Samuel McQuiston, MD (Radiology), ex officio
  • Meir Mizrahi, MD (Gastroenterology)
  • Osama Rahim, MD (Interventional Radiology)
  • Patrick Smith, MD, PGY-V (Orthopaedic Surgery)


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