Committees

DIA Committee/Council

The GME Diversity, Inclusion and Advocacy Council was funded

early 2020. The goal of the council is to represent URiM residents

of BIDMC and provide a safe-safe where to develop ideas, meet

peers and built a community. We organize community building

events throughout the academic year, provide feedback on

recruitment and inclusion efforts to all GME programs and we

are active members of the BILH DEI Task Force

 

 

Committee Objectives

·         Community and Network Building

·         Quarterly social/networking events with trainee community

·         Recruitment of URiM house officers

·         Provide mentorship to members of SNMA, LMSA and other URiM HMS groups

·         Provide HMS mentorship

·         Collaborate with pipeline programs

·         Participate in recruitment efforts: Attendance at local, regional and national conferences to help with recruitment

·         Professional development and mentorship

·         Promote professional development of URiM house officers through educational workshops and/or speaker series on topics of                 interest to house officers

·         Community outreach and Advocacy Identify opportunities for members to serve the Greater Boston community

·         Identify opportunities for members to advocate for patients

 

Please email us with any questions! GMEDIACouncilAdmin@bidmc.harvard.edu

GME Trainee Education Council

The GME Trainee Education Council exists as an interdepartmental

group for trainees to provide feedback and suggestions regarding

educational curricula and processes within their residency and

fellowship programs at BIDMC. In particular, the council aims to

identify common challenges across departments and propose unified

strategies to improve, as well as to leverage successful endeavors in

one program to improve others.

Council Leader: Jonathan Berry

 
Housestaff Quality Improvement Council (HSQIC)

The Housestaff Quality Improvement Council, HSQIC, is a community of QI professions representing trainees across departments who see care delivery frustrations and complexities as an opportunity for improvement.  The HSQIC shares the fundamental belief that those who are closest to the problems are closets to the solutions.  GME trainees are the frontline of healthcare and deeply committed to QI initiatives.  The group is open to all GME residents and fellows at BIDMC and offers process improvement training, online resources, mentoring for projects and regular meetings.  

 

Additionally, HSQIC offers:     

 

·         Consultation for hospital-level initiatives

·         Mentorship for careers in QI/Patient Safety

·         Access to QI/PS online toolkit 

·         Partner and support trainee generated QI projects

·         Interdepartmental connections

·         Opportunities to join hospital-level Q&S meetings and committees 

 

Committee Leader: James Doolin

 
 
 
Wellness Committee

The GME Wellness Committee is an active and engaged housestaff-led interdepartmental platform that works to support resident and fellow wellness across BIDMC, specifically focusing on community building, career and professional development, healthy lifestyle, and promotion of resilience/coping skills.

 

Committee Leaders: Ben Allar and Margaret Lie

Faculty Advisor: Ritika Parris

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