Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE

Vice President, Milestones Development

Dr. Edgar joined the ACGME in 2011, and is the Executive Director for Milestone Development and for the Review Committee for Medical Genetics and Genomics. She was influential in the development of the Milestones for more than one hundred specialties and subspecialties. Dr. Edgar is a frequent speaker on topics related to accreditation, the Milestones, assessment, and education.

Prior to joining the ACGME, she worked in the clinical laboratory for 10 years, and then moved on to direct certification, education, and accreditation programs for various domestic and international medical and scientific organizations. Dr. Edgar earned her doctorate in organizational leadership after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory sciences and a Master’s in business administration. She is a certified medical technologist and a certified association executive.