In accordance with the ACGME regulations 2013, a Clinical Competency Committee (CCC) has been formed (ACGME 2013 Core Requirement). The CCC will serve as an early warning system if a fellow fails to progress as expected in the training program, and will assist in early identification and move toward improvement and remediation. To make consensus decisions on the progress of each fellow in the program.
The following key clinical faculty members (defined by the ACGME as ABIM board certified physicians who spend at least 10 hours per week throughout the year) will serve as members of this committee.
Harry DeAntonio, DO
Clinical & Consultative Cardiology
Chair of CCC
Ashesh Buch, MD
Hassan Alhosaini, MD
Medical Director, Heart Failure Program
Constantin Marcu, MD
Rajasekhar Nekkanti, MD
Sivakumar Ardhanari, MD
The above committee composition provides for adequate representation from all divisions, services, sites, including broad representation of junior through senior faculty.
The CCC shall meet on a semi-annually basis in June and December of every academic year and:
The PD will used the CCC recommendations as part of the fellows' semi-annual review.
It is expected that the CCC members will spend about 1 hour per fellow at each meeting.
Upon concluding each semi-annual session, the meeting should provide the program director with:
The CCC will meet on an ad hoc basis to:
These meetings should -
Meetings: The CCC shall on a semi-annually basis in June and December of every academic year.
Graduate Medical Education
Brody School of Medicine
Vidant Medical Center
East Carolina Heart Institute