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Training Administrators for
Graduate Medical Education
Promoting excellence in management of
graduate medical education training
programs through certification.
2022 Application Completion
Applications must be complete, including supporting documention, by 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on June 1, 2022. No late or incomplete applications will be reviewed.
2022 Assessment Cycle:
Application submission – April 1 through June 1
Application review and notification – Rolling through June 30
Assessment scheduling – Beginning July 5 (upon application approval)
Assessment completion – July 11 – December 2
Retake completion – Through December 16
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
Rachel Bills, C-TAGME is the Associate Director of the Center for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester/Golisano Children’s Hospital. Rachel has been the administrator for multiple ACGME Pediatric Fellowship Programs since 2015, including Critical Care, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, and Hospital Medicine. She has worked alongside Medicine and Pediatric Program Directors to develop multiple new opportunities for combined med-peds and dual fellowship programs, expanding applicant pools and creating individualized curriculums. Rachel was also a key player in the creation of the University of Rochester Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program.
She serves on multiple local committees as well as national committees, including the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Communication Committee and the American College for Rheumatology (ACR) Program Coordinators Conference Planning Committee. She is a new member of the TAGME Marketing Committee. Rachel received her TAGME certification in 2019 and is excited to start contributing to the Marketing Committee and looking forward to getting to know other TAGME committee members.
Live Proctored Sessions
Assessment scheduling will begin July 5 (pending application approval) and the assessment may be taken between July 11 – Dec. 2, 2022.
All who have achieved initial certification may use C-TAGME while current. To continue to utilize it successful maintenance of certification must be completed.
2022 Sussessful Candidates
Will receive a TAGME dri-fit, short sleeve shirt along with a Certificate of Completion.
Should an organization of which you belong desire a TAGME presentation email firstname.lastname@example.org
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