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RWJMS Bylaws Relevant to GME
Section 10 Graduate Medical Education Committee
10.1 The Graduate Medical Education Committee shall advise the Dean on all those aspects of the operation of the School pertaining to graduate medical education. This shall include the establishment and maintenance of appropriate liaison with residency directors and with the administrators of other institutions participating in programs sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; establishment and implementation of policies and requirements for the working conditions, evaluation, promotion, and dismissal of residents; and the regular review of all residency training programs in relation to their compliance with institutional policies, relevance to the mission of the School and the requirements of the relevant accrediting agencies.
10.2 The Graduate Medical Education Committee shall have the responsibility of evaluating institutional support for graduate medical education as defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The Committee shall present a written annual report to the Dean.
10.3 The Graduate Medical Education Committee shall consist of members selected as follows: The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the directors of all residency programs, representatives of the administration of each hospital participating in programs sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and appointed and peer-elected residents. The term of office of the resident members shall be one (1) year. The Chair shall be elected from among the members.
10.4 The Graduate Medical Education Committee shall meet at least six (6) times a year. Meetings shall be convened by the Chair. A quorum shall be one-third of the faculty members, including the Chair or a designated member of the Committee appointed by the Chair as the presiding official.