The ACGME’s MUA/P Advisory Group provides consultation for implementing the ACGME’s framework for medically underserved areas/populations (MUA/P) and graduate medical education (GME).
The MUA/P Advisory Group contributes to the development of:
The ACGME is currently accepting nominations for individuals with expertise in GME, MUA/P, and/or health care policy/governance. Stakeholder types of interest include senior clinical executive leaders and residents/fellows.
The ACGME seeks representation from diverse perspectives, including a variety of medically underserved communities, such as rural, urban, tribal, and correctional settings. Candidates may be nominated by individuals or organizations. Self-nominations are accepted.
Members will serve up to three-year initial terms with the option of renewing for an additional three-year term. Resident/fellow members will serve two-year terms.
Resident/fellow nominations must include:
Only complete nomination packets will be considered. Materials received after the deadline will not be considered.
All nominees will be notified following the selection process. This is currently expected to be completed in early summer.
Email complete nomination packets to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17, 2024.
Chad Harris, MD
Natividad Medical Center
Paul Foster Johnson, MFA
Jim Clardy, MD
University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Gary Cloud, PhD, MBA
A.T. Still University
Association of American Medical Colleges
Marie Dotseth, MHA
Diana Franco, MD
Loyola Medicine/MacNeal Hospital
Thomas Gearan, MD, FACP
Maine Medical Center
Raven Hill, DO
Morehouse School of Medicine
Theresa Nevarez, MD, MBA
Los Angeles County-Harbor-
UCLA Medical Center
Dotun Ogunyemi, MD
Charles R. Drew University College of Medicine
Bridget Thackeray, DO
Texas Institute for Graduate Medical
Education and Research (TIGMER)
Kimberly Thomas, MD, MSPH
Susan Ward-Jones, MD
East Arkansas Family Health Center, Inc.
Loretta Christensen, MD, MBA, MSJ, FACS
Indian Health Service
Kanta Velamuri, MD
Veterans Health Administration
John Snyder, MD, MS, MPH, FACP
Health Resources and Services Administration
Leith States, MD, MPH
Department of Health and Human Services