Associate Professor Melinda (Mindy) Hamilton, MD, MSc, was appointed Co-Chair of the Professional Development subcommittee of the UPMC Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. Her appointment was announced at the Graduate Medical Education Committee meeting on January 10, 2018. The focus of the subcommittee is the onboarding of new program directors across the system as well as faculty development for all program directors and associate program directors. Mindy will also have shared oversight of the annual GME-sponsored leadership conference. She will continue her role as co-chair of the Graduate Medical Education Research Collaboration (GMERC), which is a platform for medical educators across the system to pool resources and interest in GME research. Mindy serves in numerous education leadership capacities for the Department and system: She is Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training Program; Director of Pediatric Simulation for CHP Simulation Center and the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research; and Co-Chair of the Condition A/C Task Force.
Below: Mindy Hamilton (center) in a teaching moment at Children's Hospital.