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Tulane Resident and Fellow Congress (TRFC)

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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

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

 

 

 

Andrew Pham, Immediate Past President of TRFC Executive Committee OfficersImmediate Past President Andrew Pham (PGY3/4, Anesthesiology)

 

 

 

 

Co-Vice Presidents

Mary Jenkins, Co-Vice PresidentImmediate Past Co-Vice President Mary Jenkins (PGY3/4, Med-Peds)

 

 

 

Megan Lerner, Co-Vice PresidentsImmediate Past Co-Vice President  Megan Lerner (PGY2/5, Urology)

 

 

 

Secretary

Leslie Miller, SecretaryImmediate Past Secretary Leslie Miller (PGY3/5, Peds/Psych/ChildPsych)

 

 

 

Treasurer

Blake Winston, TreasurerImmediate Past Treasurer Blake Winston (PGY2/4, Anesthesiology)

 

 

 

 

Past TRFC Executive Committee Officers

2021-2022

President - Andrew Pham (PGY3/4, Anesthesiology)

Co-Vice Presidents - Mary Jenkins (PGY3/4, Med-Peds)
Megan Lerner (PGY2/5, Urology)

Secretary - Leslie Miller (PGY3/5, Peds/Psych/ChildPsych)

Treasurer - Blake Winston (PGY2/4, Anesthesiology)

 

TRFC Representatives (2022-2023)

Representative Name

Program

Kathryn Davis Germeraad

Addiction Medicine

Gregory Della Penna

Allergy and Immunology

Jon Cohen

Anesthesiology

Dory Askins

Anesthesiology

Edgar Acuna Morin

Cardiology

Bianca Watson

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Ian Watson

Dermatology

Reed Gioe

Dermatology

Caleb Fligor

General Surgery

Cathy Luo

General Surgery

Leila Sabbagh

General Surgery

Michael Ghio

General Surgery

Hogan Hudgins

Internal Medicine

Jonathan Jalali

Internal Medicine

David Thompson

Internal Medicine

Shanan Immel

Internal Medicine

Victor H. Rodriguez

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry

Rachel Stevens

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry

Taylor Katt

Med Peds

Kiondra Fisher

Med Peds

Austin Hansen

Nephrology

Shane Dorsey

Neurology

Cade Picou

Neurology

Alison Key

OBGYN

Emily Marlow

OBGYN

Ricky Salinas

Opthal

Tara Reza

Ortho

Sarah Lewis

Pathology

Robert Wood

Pathology

Zil Shah

Pediatrics

Oyinlola Oshinowo

Pediatrics

Jayde Price

Peds/Psych/Child Psych

Danae Brierre

Peds/Psych/Child Psych

Aadit Patel

Plastic Surgery

Eunice Neeley

Preventative Medicine

Elora Apantaku

Preventative Medicine

Jemimah Chen

Psychiatry

Dani Takai-Castioni

Psychiatry

Guatam Dua

Radiology

Roberto Chavez-Appendini

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

May 12, 2022

June 9, 2022