The Residency Coordinators Handbook, Third Edition
Alice Gordon, BA; Janet J. Harszlak, PhD; Ruth Nawotniak, MS, C-TAGME; Paige Rinehart, BS, C-TAGME, CPS; Amy K Romandine, C-TAGME; Jeri L. Whitten, C-TAGME
Your desktop companion for managing an efficient medical residency program.
The Residency Coordinator’s Handbook, Third Edition is a comprehensive manual and training resource for residency and fellowship program coordinators. This newly updated and expanded version provides insight into the ACGME’s Next Accreditation System (NAS), clinical competency committees, and Milestones. New and veteran coordinators will benefit from the guidance, sample policies, and program tools they can implement immediately. This book and downloadable toolkit offers residency program coordinators the education and field-tested solutions to ensure a successful and efficiently run residency/fellowship program.
What’s new in this edition?
All chapters have been fully updated to reflect any changes that pertain to residency coordinators, including:
- A new chapter on the residency coordinator’s role in the Next Accreditation System.
- A new chapter on managing a medical fellowship program.
This product will help residency program coordinators:
- Identify the key components and structure of NAS
- Interpret the language of NAS
- Manage their everyday responsibilities
- Define the role of the coordinator
- Understand GME and GME terminology
- Manage the recruitment, orientation, and credentialing process
- Create a work environment in compliance with ACGME requirements
- Develop a stronger relationship with program directors
Take a look at the Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: What Is Medical Education?
- Undergraduate Medical Education
- Graduate Medical Education
- Continuing Medical Education]
Chapter 2: The Role of the ACGME
- The Accreditation Process
- Communications With the ACGME
- The ACGME and Your Institution
Chapter 3: The Next Accreditation System
- Annual Accreditation Status
- Effects on Institution
- Language of NAS
Chapter 4: The Program Director-Program Coordinator Relationship
- Navigating the Program Director-Coordinator Relationship
- Ways to Build Better Relationships With Program Directors
Chapter 5: Roles and Expectations of the Program Coordinator
- Perceptions of the Coordinator’s Role
- Nine Learning Activities for Coordinators
Chapter 6: Managing Graduate Medical Education Training Programs
- Case Management
- Rotation Scheduling
- Evaluation Structure
- Data Reporting
- Monitoring Resident Activities
Chapter 7: Managing a Surgical Residency Program
- Case Management
- Rotation Scheduling
Chapter 8: Managing a Medical Specialties Residency Program
Chapter 9: Managing a Hospital-Based Specialties Residency Program
Chapter 10: Managing a Fellowship Program
Chapter 11: Recruitment
Chapter 12: Orientation of Residents, Program Directors, Faculty, and Coordinators
- New Resident Orientation
- Faculty Orientation
- Program Coordinator Orientation
- Coordinator’s Role in New Program Director Orientation
Chapter 13: Credentialing Residents
- Internal Credentialing: New Residents
- Internal Credentialing: Existing Residents
- External Credentialing Requests
- How to Respond to Verification Requests
Chapter 14: Resident Work Environment
Chapter 15: Coordinator’s Guide to Educational Terms and Curriculum
- Traditional vs. Competency-Based Education
- How Residents Acquire Knowledge
- Basic Terms of Curriculum Building
Chapter 16: Educational Enhancement: A Remediation Strategy
- Terminology Is Key: Educational Development Programs
- What Is Educational Enhancement?
- The Role of the Coordinator
Chapter 17: Financing GME
Appendix: Apply Your Knowledge
About the Authors
Ruth Nawotniak, MS, C-TAGME, is cofounder of the National Board for Certification of Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education and training program administrator for the general surgery residency program at the University of Buffalo-State University of New York. She is an instructor for the HCPro Residency Coordinator Boot Camp.
Amy K. Romandine, C-TAGME, is cofounder of the National Board for Certification of Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education and program manager for the radiology graduate medical education program at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. She is an instructor for the HCPro Residency Coordinator Boot Camp.
Jeri L. Whitten, C-TAGME, is cofounder of the National Board for Certification of Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education and education coordinator for the Department of Pediatrics at West Virginia University, Charleston Division.
Janet J. Harszlak, PhD, is program administrator for the University at Buffalo Fellowship Programs for Colon-Rectal, Vascular, and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as for the Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency Program and adjunct assistant professor at the University at Buffalo (SUNY).
Alice Gordon, BA, is program administrator for the internal medicine residency program at University of Rochester Medical Center.
Paige Rinehart, BS, C-TAGME, CPS, is anesthesiology medical administrative coordinator for the Department of Anesthesia at The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and is chair of the TAGME anesthesiology review board.
Published: March 2014
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