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Office of Graduate Medical Education

Office of Graduate Medical Education

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    916.734.4270
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.
Lori B. Teach   916.734.7737

Manager, Graduate Medical Education
Responsible for 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.  

GME Staff

Jennifer Cano   916.734.4270
Analyst and Assistant to Dr. Nuovo  
Responsible for Resident and Fellow Ecotime compliance, on-call (sleep room) managment, new Resident and Fellow EMR Training, and GME projects.
Christine Edwards   916.703.6756

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

Steve Gutierrez

HR Generalist
Responsible for Residents, Benefits and Maternity/Paternity LOAs.

Kathe McDonald


Responsible for coordination of the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) liaison (Visas), ACGME-sponsored programs training and support.

Cathy Montes
HR Generalist
Responsible for Fellows & Surgery Residents, Benefits, Moonlighting, and Maternity/Paternity LOAs
Marcia Pereira
Administrative Assistant
Responsible for Resident and Fellow credentials, incoming rotations for visiting residents, GME notary and general information.
Tameka Primm   916.734.1499

HR Partner
Responsible for new Resident and Fellow onboarding, benefits, billing packets, employee relations and GME HR projects.

Karrin Sawyer   916.734.0435

Responsible for coordination of the Resident Medical Education (RMS) Committee, Housestaff Coordinators (HSC) Meeting, ACGME-sponsored programs training and support, affiliate rotations, California Medical Board liaison. and licensing for Residents and Fellows.

Kris Singh   916.734.7696
Responsible for affiliation agreements and GME's financial affairs, personnel action forms (new hire, separation, etc.) pre-HR approval and the Resident and Fellow meal program.