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UMMC Internal Medicine Residency Program: Clinician Educator Track

Who: 4 PGY2 medicine (or PGY3 medicine/pediatrics) residents and 4 PGY3 (or PGY4 medicine/pediatric) residents. Residents are selected from an application process; preference is given to those who desire a career in academic medicine.

When: The course spans two academic years. Total amount of time dedicated to the course is around 40 hours. Participants receive a certificate at resident graduation after successful completion of the program.  

Course Curriculum

The course is longitudinal throughout the academic year and will include both skills development and hands-on teaching.  Curriculum components include:

  • Didactics/journal club/roundtable discussions 
  • 1 or 2 day-long courses in leadership 
  • Participation in the Stanford Medical Educator’s course
  • Medical student and resident teaching, including:
  • M3 student clerkship lectures
  • IMP2 medical student course 
  • Peer-evaluated pre-rounds 
  • Resident morning report or noon conference 
  • M3 Transitions Course
  • M4 Transitions to Residency Course
  • Active participation in a medical education research project
  • Preparation of teaching portfolio

Current Residents

Thor Goodfellow, MD 
Mary Moses Hitt, MD 
Heidi Latiolais, MD
Meagan Robbins, MD
Mindy Talley, MD 
Peyton Treutel, MD
Christian Young, MD 
Mari Young, MD 


Recent Graduates

2021 Graduates:
Ashley Villarreal, MD (left) - UMMC Medicine Chief Resident
Will Crews, MD (center) - UMMC Hospital Medicine Faculty 
Dana Brunson, MD (right) - Hospitalist 


2020 Graduates: 
Meredith Sloan, MD (left) –  UMMC Medicine Chief Resident, current UMMC Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow 
Nathalie Malcolm, MD (center) – Academic Medicine and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina
Mark Lelli, MD (right) – Academic Hospitalist, Emory University

Course Co-Directors

Amanda Clark, MD

Lyssa Weatherly, MD