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UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, through its Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) and the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME), has ultimate responsibility for all the GME programs sponsored by the school.
This responsibility includes demonstrating an overall commitment to GME, maintaining affiliation agreements with other institutions participating in GME, monitoring the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) status of participating institutions, ensuring that formal quality assurance programs are conducted at participating institutions, monitoring eligibility and selection of residents, monitoring all aspects of resident appointment, monitoring resident participation in educational and professional activities, and monitoring the residents’ work environment.
The school tracks program outcome measures, conducts extensive internal reviews of each GME program, and ensures that each program teaches and assesses the ACGME general competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems–Based Practice.