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The GME Office has developed a template for the Program Coordinator job description. The template contains activities and responsibilities that cover the breadth of the position. Depending on factors such as program size and distribution of responsibilties, all the activities listed may not be applicable to all program coordinator positions. The template is a guideline from which a program may choose responsibilties that accurately reflect the position.

Below are the major areas of responsibility included in the job description. It is intended to describe the general contents and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or skills of personnel so classified.

General Summary/Overview

With oversight and direction from the Program Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the operational and financial management of the accredited/nonaccredited residency/fellowship training program. The position requires a comprehensive and detailed understanding of national accreditation policies and hospital policies, as well as a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.

The Program Coordinator will continually assess and direct a wide range of programmatic issues including long range planning, recruiting trainees, developing projects, analyzing administrative workflow, maintaining databases, communicating with faculty and trainees regarding a range of issues, and managing internal and external program relations.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities listed below are a comprehensive list and may not pertain to all program coordinator positions. In programs where one or more positions report to a Program Manager or Education Specialist, these responsibilities may be delegated.

Needed: More Doctors in America  — New York Times
The A.M.A. has fought diligently over the years to mitigate physician shortages on a number of fronts, including efforts to expand funding for graduate medical education and to advocate for more residency slots to train physicians in needed specialties ..

Opinion: Right On, IOM -- Reform Needed in GME  — MedPage Today
.. slamming U.S. medical educators for failing to meet minimal training standards for new physicians, which recommended a major overhaul of government funding for graduate medical education. In addition, NEJM published Perspectives pieces on the topic.

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Physicians go to med school, which is a grad school, I guess. Then they do residency, which is separate from med school. However, the federal government considers residents students and residency programs are usually done in conjunction with universities and their hospitals. In residency, you are not attending a set of classroom classes, you are not writing papers for professors, you are not performing in a typical school environment. I compare it more to on the job training.

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