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Please contact us for additional information and assistance:

Main Line:  916-734-7797
Fax Line:   916-734-2837

For program information and training verifications please contact your Program Coordinator directly.

GME Administration

Jim Nuovo, MD, DIO, Associate Dean, and Acting Manager

ACGME Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
Dr. Nuovo is the individual at UC Davis Health System who has the authority and responsibility for all of our ACGME-accredited GME programs and non-ACGME programs, including training activities and affiliate sites.

As Acting Manager for GME, Dr. Nuovo is responsible the operational and strategic planning of the Graduate Medical Education Department to ensure institutional compliance with ACGME's accreditation and Clinical Learning Environment (CLER) requirements, and manages the Resident Medical Education (RMS) Committee, and Housestaff Coordinators (HSC) Meeting.

GME Team

Jennifer Cano, Analyst and Assistant to Dr. Nuovo

Responsible for Resident and Fellow Ecotime compliance, on-call (sleep room) management, new Resident and Fellow EMR Training, NRMP, ERAS, MedHub and GME projects.

Christine Edwards, Analyst

Responsible for MedHub, New Resident and Fellow GME Orientation, certificate orders, GME web development and maintenance, data analysis and operational projects.

Kathe McDonald, Analyst
Kathe has retired effective 7/1/2017.  Please send all correspondence for Kathe to Lori Simperman.

Marcia Pereira, Administrative Assistant 

Responsible for Resident and Fellow licensing, credentials and rotations, California Medical Board liaison, GME notary and general information.

Lori Simperman, Analyst

Responsible for Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) liaison (Visas), ACGME-sponsored programs training and support, Resident Medical Staff Committee (RMSC), HouseStaff Coordinator meetings, and GME notary.

Kris Singh, Analyst

Responsible for affiliation agreements and GME's financial affairs, personnel transaction forms (new hire, separation, etc.) pre-HR approval and the Resident and Fellow meal program.

Human Resources Team

General Residency Program

Main Line:  916-734-6387
Fax: 916-734-2756

Steve Gutierrez, HR Generalist

Samantha Yang, HR Generalist

Please contact them for questions regarding Residents and Clinical Fellows: benefits, maternity/paternity LOAs,  moonlighting, new Resident and Clinical Fellow onboarding, billing packets, employee relations and GME HR projects.

Program Contacts