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Tulane Resident and Fellow Congress (TRFC)

The Resident and Fellow Congress is the residents’ voice to ensure the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s mission of striving for excellence in education. This organization will provide a mechanism by which residents can participate directly in GME activities for the purpose of:

  1. Opening dialog to identify concerns and facilitate resolution
     
  2. Encouraging resident input into graduate medical education governance and policy
     
  3. Fostering professionalism, empathy and personal growth and development for our physicians in training
     
  4. Improving:
    1. The educational experience and opportunities
       
    2. Representation of the interest of its members in deliberations with affiliated hospitals on issues regarding working conditions and benefits
       
    3. Communication with other health care providers, program directors, the medical staff and administration
       
    4. Active membership and participation in constituent societies of organized medicine
       
    5. Overall quality of patient care
       
    6. Resident and resident’s significant other’s well-being through social and charitable activities

 

TRFC Executive Committee Officers:

President

Andrew Pham, President of TRFC Executive Committee OfficersAndrew Pham (PGY3/4, Anesthesiology)

 

 

 

 

Co-Vice Presidents

Mary Jenkins, Co-Vice PresidentMary Jenkins (PGY3/4, Med-Peds)

 

 

 

Megan Lerner, Co-Vice PresidentsMegan Lerner (PGY2/5, Urology)

 

 

 

Secretary

Leslie Miller, SecretaryLeslie Miller (PGY3/5, Peds/Psych/ChildPsych)

 

 

 

Treasurer

Blake Winston, TreasurerBlake Winston (PGY2/4, Anesthesiology)

 

 

 

 

TRFC Representatives (2021-2022)

Representative Name

Program

Nina Hein

Allergy and Immunology

Blake Winston

Anesthesiology

Andrew Pham

Anesthesiology

Robert Limbaugh

Addiction Medicine

Edgar Acuna Morin

Cardiology

Sumeda Purkayasta

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Ian Watson

Dermatology

Julia Accetta

Dermatology

Chris Anderson

General Surgery

Michael Ghio

General Surgery

Cathy Luo

General Surgery

Caleb Fligor

General Surgery

Carlo Basilio

Internal Medicine

Fatima Warsame

Internal Medicine

Claire Mickey

Internal Medicine

Shanan Immel

Internal Medicine

Victor H. Rodriguez

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry

Mary Jenkins

Med Peds

Dominique Cross

Med Peds

Austin Hansen

Nephrology

Mei Yang

Neurology

Cade Picou

Neurology

Alison Key

OBGYN

Sahithi Kothamasu

OBGYN

Ricky Salinas

Opthal

Fareed Rifai

Opthal

Jonathan Schuon

Ortho

Barrett Hawkins

Ortho

John Broussard

Pathology

Younes Aljohmani

Pathology

Oyinlola Oshinowo

Pediatrics

Brett Phillips

Pediatrics

Leslie Miller

Peds/Psych/Child Psych

Danae Brierre

Peds/Psych/Child Psych

Chris Smith

Plastic Surgery

Daniel S Urias

Plastic Surgery

Elora Apantaku

Preventative Medicine

Alicia Van Doren

Preventative Medicine

Jemimah Chen

Psychiatry

Barley Halton

Psychiatry

Mark Rocco

Radiology

Stephanie Goddard

Radiology

Megan Lerner

Urology

 

 

 

Tulane Resident Fellow Congress By-laws

 

 

 

TRFC Meeting Minutes

TRFC Summary

August 2, 2021

October 7, 2021

November 4, 2021

December 7, 2021

January 13, 2022

February 17, 2022

March 10, 2022

Open Forum Meeting-March 31, 2022

April 14, 2022