Dr Lomis, on behalf of the national pilot group, will briefly review the background of the AAMC Core EPAs for Entering Residency initiative and will summarize recent activities of the national pilot group. Guiding principles for implementation will be elucidated, and areas of ongoing development and study will be discussed.
Kimberly D. Lomis, MD is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Medical Education and Administration at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She was charged with the implementation of a major revision of the medical school curriculum, “Curriculum 2.0.” Dr. Lomis also serves in the AAMC as the Associate Project Director for the national pilot of the Core EPAs for Entering Residency, and she is the past chair of the Section on Undergraduate Medical Education and prior steering committee member for the AAMC Group on Educational Affairs. In the AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education consortium, Dr Lomis is a PI and a co-leader of the competency-based assessment group.
Dr. Lomis received her B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and her M.D. from the University Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1992. She trained in general surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from 1992-1997 and practiced until 2012. She holds a graduate certificate in the Business of Medicine from Johns Hopkins, and is a Harvard Macy Institute Scholar.
Dr. Lomis’ academic interests include complex systems, change management and competency-based medical education. She guided the implementation of competency milestones for UME at Vanderbilt, which serve as evidence of student development in the new digital portfolio. She is invested in program evaluation and promoting the judicial use of educational resources.