Office of Graduate Medical Education
A Commitment to Medical Education
The Board of Trustees of the University of Tennessee, The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (COM) and its participating teaching hospitals are fully committed to the education of health care professionals and providers. The COM will provide the educational environment and opportunities to meet the needs of all medical residents and facilitate their professional, ethical, and personal development. This is consistent with the College’s mission to provide “a broad array of programs targeted at the education and training of physicians at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.”
The Board of Trustees, the COM Administration, and GME community are committed to and responsible for promoting patient safety and resident well-being, and for providing a supportive educational environment. The leadership of the COM Graduate Medical Education Program supports safe and appropriate patient care through appropriate curricula, evaluation, and resident supervision.