Training Administrators for
Graduate Medical Education
Promoting excellence in management of graduate medical education training programs through certification.
To ensure a comprehensive level of services, training, knowledge and leadership through certification for the administration of Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs for physicians-in-training.
News & Updates
Due to unexpected delays in the launch of the new scheduling and exam platforms for 2020 Initial, MOC, and Retake assessments, TAGME is extending the date for completion to 2.28.21. Further updates and instructions will be sent directly to all approved candidates when available. Your patience and understanding are appreciated as we transition to these exciting new systems.
Thank you to all who completed applications for Initial or MOC 2020 Certification. Watch your email for scheduling updates soon. Info for 2021 testing will come at a later date.
All who have achieved initial certification may use C-TAGME while current. To continue to utilize it successful maintenance of certification must be completed.
Live Proctored Sessions
Approved applicants will be able to schedule an assessment session on a date and time of their convenience and on their own computers between 8.1.20 – 12.30.20.
Katie Axiotis, M.Ed., C-TAGME
New TAGME Board of Directors member — Katie has been the administrator / coordinator for the Florida State University College of Medicine (FSU COM) Internal Medicine Residency program at Sarasota Memorial Hospital since the program’s inception in 2016. She recently accepted responsibility for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship also located in Sarasota, Florida, to start its first fellows in 2020. Ms. Axiotis was scheduled to present at the recent Association for Hospital Medical Education conference, coordinator boot camp session about time management, but the event was cancelled due to COVID-19.
Prior to joining GME, she worked at the FSU COM Sarasota Regional Campus, and as a Standardized Patient Program Associate at Northeastern Ohio Medical University. Katie obtained TAGME certification in 2019. She is a graduate of Kent State University receiving a M.Ed. in health education and a BA in history and journalism.
Some Objectives of TAGME:
- Promote the use of effective measurement tools to assess the competency of GME training administrators
- Share knowledge, encourage educational opportunities, and personal and professional growth through continued advancements in the profession
- Promote ethical principles and professional behavior in support of GME training programs for physicians-in-training
- Uphold and support national educational standards for GME administration
- Promote continuing development by providing a mechanism of recertification to individuals who continue to demonstrate their qualifications beyond the initial certification
2020 ACGME Award
TAGME congratulates the following for GME Program Coordinator Excellence:
- Diana Lynn Brucha, C-TAGME; UPMC Medical Education; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Kimberly S. Brown, C-TAGME; Duke University Hospital; Durham, North Carolina; Emergency Medicine
- Kareen E. Chin, MBA, C-TAGME; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Houston, Texas; Selective Surgical and Subspecialty Pathology, Dermatopathology, Cytopathology