AAMC’s educational affairs group seeks executive committee members

The Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has four open positions on its executive committee that will be up for elections early next year. The CGEA is a regional organization of 37 medical schools that serves to encourage and facilitate communication among members while providing a forum for the discussion of medical education issues.

The open positions include:

  • Chair Elect: Serves for one year as Chair-Elect, two years as Chair and a year as Past-Chair. Joins executive committee after the spring meeting in March 2012.
  • Member at Large: Serves for three years as part of the conference program planning committee. Joins executive committee after the spring meeting in March 2012.
  • UGME Section Leader: Serves as leader for regional initiatives and represents CGEA at national level; the term involves one year as elect (2012) and two years on the executive committee (2013 & 2014).
  • RIME Section Leader: Serves as a leader for regional activities and represents CGEA at national level; the term involves one year as elect (2012) and two years on the executive committee (2013 & 2014).

Additional information about the positions can be found at the CGEA website under the CGEA leaders link.

The executive committee meets three times each year, during the spring, summer and at the AAMC annual meeting. Anyone interested in seeking one of the executive committee positions should contact Brian Marivs, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Office of Medical Education Research and Development at Michigan State University at mavis@msu.edu. Nominations and self-nominations are welcomed.

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