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TAGME is Changing to Meet Your Needs!
TAGME has certified graduate medical education professionals since 2005.
During this time, many changes have developed in GME, and in August at
the Annual TAGME Board of Directors meeting, TAGME moved in a direction
that will allow our GME community to keep pace with these changes....


TAGME Continues to Move Forward

As the leader in certification for GME professionals since 2005, TAGME is
acutely aware of and strives to keep pace with the evolution of graduate
medical education. Along with changes to the certification process, TAGME
has also modified its leadership structure. To ensure appropriate representation
for all TAGME-certified coordinators, including those who will be globally
certified, the leadership framework has been redesigned to reflect the ACGME
Review Committee structure.

TAGME has established Certification Review Boards (CRB) which includes
Hospital-based Specialties, Medical Specialties, Surgical Specialties and
Institutional Specialties. The Chair of each CRB is elected by the members-
at-large of the specialties and sub-specialties that make up a particular CRB
and is a voting member of the TAGME Board of Directors. The CRB is
responsible for managing any specialty-specific certifications offered by the
the specialties under their board. Each specialty will be a "member" of a CRB.

Hospital-based Specialties:Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency
Medicine, Medical Genetics, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Preventive Medicine,
Radiation Oncology, Transitional Year, as well as any related sub-specialty.
Chair: Kathy Dixon, C-TAGME (Diagnostic Radiology)
Members-at-Large: Lisa Turner, C-TAGME (Emergency Medicine), Debora Schilling, C-TAGME (TY)

Medical Specialties: Allergy and Immunology, Dermatology, Family Medicine,
Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
Psychiatry, as well as any related sub-specialty.
Chair: Dorothy Winkler, C-TAGME (Psychiatry)
Members-at-Large: Amy Harris, C-TAGME (Gastroenterology), Cheryl Moss, C-TAGME (Family Med)

Surgical Specialties:Colon & Rectal Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Obstetrics
and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery,
Thoracic Surgery, Urology, as well as any related sub-specialty.
Chair: Vicki Norton, C-TAGME (Orthopaedics)
Members-at-Large: Tamika Williams, C-TAGME (Urology), Linda Shaffer, C-TAGME (Surgery)

Institutions:ACGME and AOA-accredited institutional GME.
Chair: Michele Fort, C-TAGME (ACGME)
Members-at-Large: Kerrie Jordan, C-TAGME (ACGME), Dawn Yenser, C-TAGME (AOA)

Specialty Review Boards (SRB) will remain a key component of the Board
of Directors. Three (3) members will be selected by the specialty to represent
their interests on the appropriate CRB. Each CRB will be responsible for
maintaining the specialty-specific certification tools.
Please direct your questions or comments to info@tagme.org .


TAGME is on LinkedIn! Open to all currently certified TAGME members, we
have created this Group to promote the discussion of certification, professional
development, educational opportunities and related matters of interest.


TAGME congratulates all new and newly re-certified program administrators
successfully completing the Spring 2015 certification assessments. Well done!


Joan Cleason, C-TAGME
Mary Beth Gresham, C-TAGME
Amana Lee, C-TAGME
Dawn Leberknight, C-TAGME
M.Paige Reinhart, C-TAGME
Julianne Veal, C-TAGME
Linda Venditti, C-TAGME
Cardiovascular Disease
Beth Brace, C-TAGME
Eva Meunier, C-TAGME
Gwen Rosenberger, C-TAGME
Jeanette Wheeler, C-TAGME
Child Neurology
Terri Feist, C-TAGME
Diagnostic Radiology
Marte Bergman, C-TAGME
Gloria Jorge, C-TAGME
Lois Shuman, C-TAGME
Emergency Medicine
Mary Fiorillo, C-TAGME
Kandice Kaylor Mcleod, C-TAGME
Jill Simonson, C-TAGME
Nina Walker, C-TAGME
Family Medicine
Vickie Alber, C-TAGME
Diane Borgwardt, C-TAGME
Donna Madrid, C-TAGME
Maria Moen, C-TAGME
Crystal Mayers, C-TAGME
Sharron Skoretz, C-TAGME
Crystal Walker, C-TAGME
Elizabeth Westfall, C-TAGME
Melissa Yeager, C-TAGME
Deborah Darr, C-TAGME
Internal Medicine
Tracy Crosby, C-TAGME
Lauralee Dubois, C-TAGME
Bernadette Echevarria, C-TAGME
Deborah Fika, C-TAGME
Terri Hayes, C-TAGME
Bethany Millar, C-TAGME
Suzanne Watts, C-TAGME
Melissa Westwood, C-TAGME
Deb Parsons, C-TAGME
Kellie Devney, C-TAGME
Penny Schwab, C-TAGME
Carol Clarke, C-TAGME
Julie Floyd, C-TAGME
Orthopaedic Surgery
Shauna Davis, C-TAGME
Kathleen Derrig, C-TAGME
Gayle Jarva, C-TAGME
Anne Kinowski, C-TAGME
Susan Randolph, C-TAGME
Viveka Spivey, C-TAGME
Renda Chubb, C-TAGME
Cindy Chuidian, C-TAGME
Valarie Collins, C-TAGME
Anne Hodos, C-TAGME
Amy Kearns, C-TAGME
Alixe Marcial, C-TAGME
Elizabeth Sanchez-Rocca, C-TAGME
Plastic Surgery
M. Elizabeth Sauve, C-TAGME
Angela Miller, C-TAGME
Jessica Ratcliffe, C-TAGME
Joy Littlefield, C-TAGME
Zoellen Murphy, C-TAGME
Kathleen Perkins, C-TAGME
Jamie Shomette, C-TAGME
Jeanette Souder, C-TAGME
Kim Agretto, C-TAGME
Rebecca Bernstein, C-TAGME
Lillian Figueroa, C-TAGME
Lana Ketlere, C-TAGME
Tracey Sloan Lansdale, C-TAGME
Robin M. Roberts, C-TAGME
Heather Seabott, C-TAGME
Transitional Year
Susan Grice, C-TAGME
Verna Roller, C-TAGME

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Mission: To assure a comprehensive level of services, training, knowledge and leadership through certification for the administration of graduate medical education programs

Vision: The National Board for Certification of Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education programs has been created to establish standards for the profession, to acknowledge the expertise needed to successfully manage graduate medical education programs, and to recognize training program administrators who have achieved competence in all fields of their profession.