Larkin Community Hospital is committed to the provision of quality patient care in an environment of academic pursuits. The Graduate Medical Education Committee will exercise its authority to monitor and advise on all aspects of residency education through establishing and implementing policies, annually reviewing and making recommendations on resident stipends and benefits; providing oversight of and liaison with program directors; assuring appropriate supervision for all residents, ensuring achievement of the six core competencies; reviewing accreditation letters and monitoring action plans; reviewing the institutions letter of report from residency coordinators and developing and monitoring action plans, as well as conducting the required internal reviews. The Board, the Hospital, and the GME leadership are committed to provide leadership, organizational structure, and the necessary educational, financial and human resources to guarantee the effective implementation and support of the programs in compliance with Institutional Requirements, Common Program Requirements, and Specialty Specific Program Requirements. This includes but is not limited to:
-Provide an ethical, professional, and educational environment in which the curricular requirements as well as the applicable requirements for scholarly activity and the general competencies can be met.
-Regular assessment of the quality of our programs, the performance of the residents, and the use of outcome evaluation’s results for program improvement.
-Support the governing authority, the administration, and the GME leadership.
-Operate an organized administrative system; this includes a Graduate Medical Education Committee to supervise training programs. The Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and the Director of Medical Education (DME) have the authority and responsibility for the oversight and administration of accredited programs and is responsible for assuring compliance with the Institutional Requirements.
-Retain responsibility for the quality of Graduate Medical Education, including when resident education occurs in other participating sites.
-Provide all residents with an appropriate comprehensive support and benefits to ensure that they are able to fulfill the responsibilities of the educational program.