Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award

The Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award is given to program coordinators in recognition of their in-depth understanding of the accreditation process, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and projects to improve graduate medical education programs.

Effective March 2019, the GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award is now the Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award.
2021 Award Recipients
Adam Finney
Adam Finney

Child Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado

Dawn M. Fountain
Dawn M. Fountain

Surgery
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Wichita, Kansas

Debra K. Stevens
Debra K. Stevens

Internal Medicine
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University/
Vidant Medical Center
Greenville, North Carolina

Jennifer L. Wilson BA C-TAGME
Jennifer L. Wilson, BA, C-TAGME

Family Medicine
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, Vermont

Jodi Leonard C-TAGME
Jodi Leonard, C-TAGME

Pediatrics
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Sharon M. Ashley
Sharon M. Ashley

Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

2020 Award Recipients
Kimberly S. Brown C-TAGME
Kimberly S. Brown, C-TAGME

Emergency Medicine
Duke University Hospital
Durham, North Carolina

Diana Lynn Brucha C-TAGME
Diana Lynn Brucha, C-TAGME

Obstetrics and Gynecology
UPMC Medical Education
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kareen E. Chin MBA C-TAGME
Kareen E. Chin, MBA, C-TAGME

Selective Surgical and Subspecialty Pathology, Dermatopathology, and Cytopathology
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Ljiljana Popovic
Ljiljana Popovic

Neurology
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Jennifer M. Shipley
Jennifer M. Shipley

Neurology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

2019 Award Recipients
Jennifer Cardone C-TAGME
Jennifer Cardone, C-TAGME
Anesthesiology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Kelli A. Corning
Kelli A. Corning
Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Martina DiNapoli Dahill
Martina DiNapoli Dahill
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Diane Kovacev
Diane Kovacev
Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Amy Mills C-TAGME
Amy Mills, C-TAGME
Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York
2018 Award Recipients
Denise M. Alton C-TAGME
Denise M. Alton, C-TAGME
Pediatrics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Melissa Beckman
Melissa Beckman
Surgery
University of Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, New York
Linda Howell
Linda Howell
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Theresa Kiefer
Theresa Kiefer
Pediatrics
National Capital Consortium at Walter Reed National Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland
Denise Lesniak MA C-TAGME
Denise Lesniak, MA, C-TAGME
Emergency Medicine
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio
Lisa Miller C-TAGME
Lisa Miller, C-TAGME
Internal Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2017 Award Recipients
Dennis E. Henson
Dennis E. Henson
Urology
VCU Health
Richmond, VA
Theresa M. Hill C-TAGME
Theresa M. Hill, C-TAGME
Orthopaedic Surgery
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Georgina Rink C-TAGME
Georgina Rink, C-TAGME
Psychiatry
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Rochester, MN
Thea Stranger-Najjar
Thea Stranger-Najjar
Pediatrics
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Terri Trotter
Terri Trotter
Ophthalmology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
2016 Award Recipients
Denise O. Garcia
Denise O. Garcia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of California, Irvine
Orange County, CA
Anita N. Hagan
Anita N. Hagan
General Surgery
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Julia Panzo C-TAGME
Julia Panzo, C-TAGME
Orthopaedics
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH
Tammy Stallings C-TAGME
Tammy Stallings, C-TAGME
Ophthalmology
Texas A&M/ Scott & White Eye Institute
Temple, TX
Claire E. M. Travis MA MBA C-TAGME
Claire E. M. Travis, MA, MBA, C-TAGME
General Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO
2015 Award Recipients
Alicia M. Crispin C-TAGME
Alicia M. Crispin, C-TAGME
Family Medicine
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State
University
Grand Rapids, MI
Denise Mussehl MS
Denise Mussehl, MS
Anesthesiology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI
Cynthia Neal
Cynthia Neal
Family Medicine
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Long Beach, CA
Mary Rich M.Ed
Mary Rich, M.Ed
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH
2014 Awards Recipients
Cordelia Baffic
Cordelia Baffic
Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Susan E. Bony
Susan E. Bony
Ophthalmology
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR
Linda R. Johnston
Linda R. Johnston
Gastroenterology and Nephrology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Pamela G. Kimball
Pamela G. Kimball
Family Medicine
Lawrence Family Medicine
Lawrence, MA
Cindy A. Koonz MS
Cindy A. Koonz, MS
Emergency Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR
2013 Award Recipients
Lisa Anderson
Lisa Anderson
Hematology/Oncology
University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA
Beth Brace
Beth Brace
Cardiovascular Disease
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, WI
Shannon Dowty
Shannon Dowty
Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Brandi McKinnon
Brandi McKinnon
Internal Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock
Lubbock, TX
Marie Wegeman Ray C-TAGME
Marie Wegeman Ray, C-TAGME
Emergency Medicine
Earl K Long Medical Center/Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
2012 Award Recipients
Tracie L. Bass
Tracie L. Bass
Internal Medicine
The George Washington University
Washington, DC
Nancy Curtiss
Nancy Curtiss
Anesthesiology
University of Southern
California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Lisa M. Thornton
Lisa M. Thornton
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester)
Rochester, MN
Clara J. Vigelette A.A.S. C-TAGME
Clara J. Vigelette, A.A.S., C-TAGME
Neurology
University of Rochester School of
Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY
2011 Award Recipients
Maija Hasiba
Internal Medicine
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Mary Kathryn Poptic
Radiation Oncology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH
Michelle Rickard
Pathology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Tammy Samuels, MPA
Psychiatry (Core & Subspecialty Programs)
University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, CO
Susan Scott
Internal Medicine
Keesler Medical Center
Biloxi, MS
2010 Award Recipients
Sherry Berka
Internal Medicine
University of Colorado
Aurora, CO
Anne Hoffmann
Emergency Medicine
New York Presbyterian
Hospital
New York, NY
Vicky Huebner
Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Mary Liberty
Psychiatry
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME
Jeri Whitten
Pediatrics
West Virginia University
Charleston, WV
Award Information



The 2022 awards application cycle is now closed. Winners will be selected, notified, and announced in October 2021.

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