CPME has appointed a Blue Ribbon Panel for Milestone Education in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residencies. The charge of the Panel, as delegated by the Council, is as follows:
In addition to the above, the Panel is encouraged to create recommendations on how to train faculty in the use of these milestones.
Michael Trepal, DPM (Chair), New York – Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Program Director for the PMSR/RRA program at SUNY Downstate. Immediate former Chair of CPME.
Jeffrey M Brewer, PharmD, BCACP, Albany, NY – Director of Professional Affairs; past residency director; residency preceptor; former Chair, Residency and Fellowship Committee.
Tim Ford, DPM, Louisville, KY – Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics University of Louisville School of Medicine. Director, University of Louisville PMSR/RRA and Fellowship programs. Former Chair, CPME and RRC. CPME residency and college evaluator. University of Louisville ACGME accreditation subcommittee member. President/Chief of the Medical Staff University of Louisville Health. University of Louisville Leadership and Innovation in Academic Medicine (LIAM) Graduate.
Charles Hatem, MD, Cambridge, MA – Retired from adult primary care internal medicine and former Chair, Department of Medical Education/Mount Auburn Hospital. Responsibilities included medical student and resident education; established and directed fellowships in medical education for Harvard faculty (1998–2021).
Neil Kothari, MD, FACP, Newark, NJ – Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; former Internal Medicine Residency Director, Rutgers NJMS; member of ACGME Internal Medicine Milestones 2.0 Workgroup; residency evaluator; and clinical competency committee member.
Tiffany Murano, MD, New York, NY – Vice Chair of Education, Department of Emergency Medicine, Columbia University. Associate Designated Institutional Official, NY-Presbyterian Hospital. ACGME EM Milestones 2.0 Working Group member; ACGME Emergency Medicine Review Committee; President, Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine.
Michael E. Munson, DPM, Ann Arbor, MI – Fellowship Director, University of Michigan, Research Fellowship in Limb Preservation, Wound Care, and Diabetes-related lower extremity complications. University of Michigan Medical Education Scholar.
Aksone Nouvong, DPM, Los Angeles – RRC member; residency program evaluator; Associate Program Director, PMSR/RRA program at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Chief of Podiatric Surgery, Olive View-UCLA; Interim Deputy Chief of Surgery at VA Greater Los Angeles; Member of Board of Trustees at OVMC-UCLA Education and Research Institute.
Joshua Rhodenizer DPM, Detroit, MI – Program Director, Ascension St. John Hospital, member, CPME Accreditation Committee, residency program evaluator.
John (J.T.) Marcoux, DPM, Boston – Ex-officio, CPME vice-chair; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. CPME member, Chair of Residency Review Committee (RRC), residency evaluator.
Keith Cook, DPM, Newark, NJ – Director, Podiatry Department University Hospital, CPME Chair, RRC member, Program Director, University Hospital, residency evaluator.
Consultant to the Panel: Emily Cook, DPM, Boston.
The first meeting of the Panel took place on December 17–18, 2021.