Program Direction

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee plays a central role in running the fellowship program through its involvement in:

Admissions

The Steering Committee decides which applications to accept for interviews, as well as which candidates to proffer admission.

Mentoring

Members of the committee serve as initial mentors for new fellows and guide them towards the definitive mentors who will supervise their career development.

Curriculum Evolution and Management

Long-term planning, curricular development, implementation, monitoring and quality control of the fellowship program are all part of this aspect of the Steering Committee's functions.

ACGME

Members of the committee analyze the fellowship program to ensure its compliance with ABIM and ACGME guidelines for training programs.

Disciplinary Hearings

The Steering Committee is responsible for the arrangement and implementation of disciplinary hearings in the unlikely event disciplinary or remedial actions are required as part of fellows' career guidance.