GME Staff

Sue Simmons: Director

  • Assistance with preparation for ACGME site visits
  • GME policies
  • Agendas for GMEC, Duty Hours and GMEC Exec
  • Internal Reviews
  • Changes in Resident Complement, Changes in Program Directors, Changes in Training Sites
  • Residency/fellowship program requirements
  • WebAds
  • Manages resources to help programs in meeting ACGME requirements
  • Incoming and outgoing residents/fellows
  • Troubled resident/fellow assistance
  • Resident advocate, assuring due process
  • NRMP
  • Resident/fellow spaces, including call rooms and computers
  • Outside Hospitals Liaison/Contracts


Christine Flores: Associate Director

  • GME Office policies/cyclical events
  • Resident/fellow database management system (E*Value) expert - responsible for training, troubleshooting, reports, data mapping, customizations and sharing best practices, billing and Medicare Cost Report
  • Diversity liaison for program directors, coordinators and residents for recruitment and support of diversity efforts
  • Medical education research projects including development of posters and coordination of articles
  • Serves on the Duty Hours Subcommittee and ongoing monitoring of institutional duty hours compliance
  • Serves as GME contact for information related to physician workforce in Oregon
  • J-1 Visas/ ECFMG issues
  • H1B visas for non-US citizens

Jenny Serafimovka: Fiscal Manager

  • Manages GME budget/Fiscal Analysis
  • Manages GME stipends/grants
  • Resident/fellow reimbursement
  • Responsible for all affiliate billing and reconciliations
  • Resident/fellow paychecks
  • Processes appointments and terminations through HR
  • Coordinates and tracks resident/fellow salaries and funding sources, labor distribution

Carlie Kennedy
Administrative Coordinator

  • Resident/fellow database management system (E*Value), troubleshooting, reports, data.
  • Resident/fellow meal tickets (first point of contact)
  • J-1 Visas/ ECFMG issues
  • Initiates and oversees H1B visas for non-US citizens
  • Alphagraphics liason
  • Audience Response System (Keypoint) contact

Cliff Cox:
Fiscal Administrative Coordinator

  • FMLA, OFLA and other arrangements for resident/fellow leave of absence (first point of contact)
  • Reimbursments


Emily Taylor: Administrative Coordinator

  • GME Public Webpage and O2 site management
  • GME Welcome Booklet
  • Program Letters of Agreement (PLAs)
  • Resident & Fellow photo roster
  • Program Coordinator meeting agenda & Minutes

Sarah Wilkinson: Administrative Coordinator

  • Moonlighting
  • Arrangements and meetings for Dr. Girard & Dr. Brunett
  • Lab Coats and Scrubs
  • Visiting resident coordination
  • Hospital Orientation
  • Business cards
  • Manage certificates of Completion


TBA: Administrative Assistant

  • Verifications of prior training/employment
  • Liaison with Resident/Faculty Wellness Program
  • Catering for meetings/room reservations

Contact GME

Graduate Medical Education
Mail Code: L579
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239



FAX: 503-494-8513

GME is located in the Dean's Office on the 4th floor of Mackenzie Hall.

Resident Faculty Wellness Center

For confidential, resident- specific counseling, contact 503-494-1208.

Resident Wellness Center