About us

Undergraduate Medical Education (MD Program) is led by Dr. Tracy Bumsted, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education. The program is a branch of the School of Medicine Office of Education, which is headed by Dr. David Jacoby, Interim Senior Associate Dean for Education. The program consists of the following units: 

  • Admissions
  • Assessment
  • Curriculum and Student Affairs 
  • Outreach, Advising, Support, and Identify Formation for Students (OASIS)
  • Teaching Services 

The program is responsible for managing all aspects of medical student education, including the admissions process, advising, outreach, curriculum, student services and activities, academic scheduling, grades, and course support. The main office is located in the Robertson Life Science Building, fifth floor in the south tower. 

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Tracy Bumsted, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education
Dr. Becca Cantone
Rebecca Cantone, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
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Benjamin Schneider, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
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Tomo Ito, EdD
Assistant Dean, UME Curriculum
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Robert Cloutier, M.D., MCR
Assistant Dean, UME Admissions
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Assistant Dean, Rural Medical Education

Debbie Melton
Director, UME
Ruth Nteh
Ruth Nteh
Administrative Coordinator, UME

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Katy Guertin-Davis, MS
Administrative Manager, Admissions
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Kari Kriedberg
Interview Coordinator, Admissions
Kimberly Felipe
Program Technician, Admissions
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Kathy Bao
Program Tech, UME Admissions

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Erika Chomina Lenford, MAEd
OASIS Program Manager
Kimberly Felipe
Program Technician, OASIS

Alex Shuford, PhD
Alexandra Shuford, Ph.D.
Director, UME Assessments
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Patrick Chung, senior Systems Analyst
Will Fruhwirth
Will Fruhwirth, MBA
Program Manager, UME Assessments

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Tomo Ito, EdD
Assistant Dean, UME Curriculum
Taylor Bazhaw
Taylor Bazhaw
Administrative Coordinator, UME Curriculum & Student Affairs
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Cameron Budd
Program Manager, UME Data and Curriculum
Brianna Dunn
Brianna Dunn
Program Technician, Student Records and Scheduling
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Samantha Jo Peterson
Project Coordinator, Student Affairs & Scholarships
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Meghan Rogers
Program Manager for LCME Accreditation
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Gretchen Scholl
Electronic Health Record Educational Informaticist
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Kaitlin Seymore
Program Manger, Student Records
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Will Ragan
Program Technician, UME Scholarly Project
Bob DeBarge
Bob DeBarge, MFA
Program Technician, Rural and Multidisciplinary

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Emily Larson
Administrative Manager, TSO
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Keegan Murphy
Multimedia Specialist 2
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Mary Curtin
Program Technician, TSO
Brittney Witmer
Brittney Witmer
Program Technician, TSO
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Matthew Rempes
Preceptorship Coordinator
Barnes Mckenzie
McKenzie Barnes, M.Ed.
Clinical Skills Coordinator, TSO