The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler :: Graduate Medical Education

Family Medicine Residency Program
The Family Medicine Residency Program is fully accredited for three years of residency training. It is a "stand alone" program, with no other primary care residents competing for educational opportunities and teachable moments.
Occupational Health Residency Program
The goal of this residency program in Occupational Medicine is to provide the academic and practicum components of training which enable the graduate to practice the speciality competently and independently.
Internal Medicine Residency Program
As the only academic health science center in Northeast Texas, the University of Texas Health Science Center-Tyler has sponsored family medicine training since 1985 and an occupational medicine residency since 1994.
Sports Medicine Fellowship
The UT Health Northeast Family Medicine partners with Trinity Mother Francis Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Department to offer one fellowship opportunity each year. This one-year post-graduate fellowship program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM).

Graduate medical education is one of the core missions of the UT Health Northeast. The Graduate Medical Education Office is dedicated to training medical graduates in programs that meet or exceed the ACGME guidelines for its General Outcomes Project.

The Director of Medical Education and the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) oversee all residency programs at UT Health Northeast. The Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) supervises, coordinates, reviews and assures quality education of all graduate medical education programs. Presently, ACGME approved graduate medical training programs are offered in the Department of Family Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Occupational Medicine.

Responsibilities of the GMEC include the following:
  • Establishing policies that apply to all graduate medical education programs.
  • Maintaining appropriate oversight of and liaison with program directors and assuring that program directors establish and maintain proper oversight of and liaison with appropriate personnel of other institutions.
  • Monitoring of programs and establishing an appropriate work environment and the duty hours of residents.
  • Assuring an educational environment in which residents may raise and resolve issues without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
  • Regularly reviewing all ACGME letters of accreditation and developing and monitoring action plans for the correction of citations.
  • Conducting internal reviews of all graduate medical education programs.
  • Assuring that each residency program establishes and implements formal written criteria and processes for the selection, evaluation, and promotion and dismissal of residents.
  • Collecting intra-institutional information and making recommendations on the appropriate funding for residency programs.

Please feel free to contact us if we can be of any assistance.

Jonathan MacClements, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.
Director of Medical Education
Chairman of the GMEC

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