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The Graduate Medical Education (GME) Administrative Office has a broad range of responsibilities primarily focused on support of Housestaff. The Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, the Administrative Director, and the GME Office Staff are available to assist in any way we can.

Services We Provide

•  Personnel/benefits office for Housestaff members

•  Central location for information, services, and support related to Housestaff employment

•  Support to the Clinical Chairs, Training Program Directors, Training Program Coordinators, and Housestaff Officers on a variety issues, projects, and activities

Contact Info

Office: 2461 Barringer Hall
Phone: 434-243-6297 (8:00-5:00 M-F) 
Fax: 434-244-9438


Susan E. Kirk, M.D. Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education 982-6673
Diane Farineau Director, GME Office 924-0425
Joe Boelsche GME Project Coordinator 924-9434
Ranithra Chelliah Coordinator of Finance & Operations 924-2315
Robin Goodwin Administrative Coordinator 243-6297
Sarah Oh, Ph.D ACGME Educational Program Specialist 243-7346
Tonya Test Administrative Specialist 243-9381
Linda White GME Credentialing Coordinator 924-8145


GME Directory of Services

ACGME Accreditation and Milestone Evaluations Sarah Oh 243-7346
Annual Program Evaluation, Annual Program Review, and Special Review Sarah Oh 243-7346
AMA, AAMC Data Management Sarah Oh 243-7346
Away Rotations Sarah Oh 243-7346
Benefits Diane Farineau 924-0425
Budget and Finance Diane Farineau 924-0425
Business Cards GME Office 243-6297
Certificate Process for Graduating Housestaff GME Office 243-6297
Educational Activities (Residents and Fellows) Sarah Oh
ERAS Joe Boelsche 924-9434
GME Website Joe Boelsche 924-9434
GME Certificate Program Diane Farineau 924-0425
Graduate Medical Education Innovative Grants Diane Farineau 924-0425
Graduate Medical Education Institutional Curriculum Sarah Oh 243-7346
Graduate Medical Education Research Symposium Sarah Oh 243-7346
Housestaff Council Eric Charles and Kevin Dabrowski
Initial Credentialing (Residents and Fellows) Linda White 924-8145
J1 Visa ECFMG Sponsorship Program Diane Farineau 924-0425
Loan Deferments GME Office 243-6297
Master Educator Award Diane Farineau 924-0425
Meal Money (On-Call Reimbursement) Joe Boelsche 924-9434
Mulholland Resident Teaching Award Diane Farineau 924-0425
National Residency Match Program (NRMP): Regulations and Match Sarah Oh 243-7346
NetLearning (Electronic Learning Modules) Joe Boelsche 924-9434
NewInnovations Joe Boelsche 924-9434
Orientation for Residents and Fellows Diane Farineau 924-0425
Pagers Joe Boelsche 924-9434
Payroll Ranithra Chelliah 924-2315
Prescription Pads GME Office 243-6297
Privileges Updates (Online) Joe Boelsche 924-9434
Reappointments (Residents and Fellows) Tonya Test 243-9381
Rotations Schedules (Residents and Fellows) Joe Boelsche 924-9434
Scheduling for Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education (Dr. Susan Kirk) GME Office 243-6297
Verifications Tonya Test 243-9381
Veterans Education Benefits Diane Farineau 924-0425
Visitor/Observer Process Linda White 924-8145