May 1, 2017Dr. Jane Weida, associate professor of Family Medicine for the College and associate director of its Family Medicine Residency, completed a fellowship with the National Institute for Program Director Development in March. The fellowship is awarded by the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors. As part of the program, fellows engage with and learn from seasoned program directors and family medicine educators and leaders. The NIPDD fellowship model seeks to enhance knowledge and skills and to mentor fellows to become effective residency directors. In addition, Weida was elected the District 7 representative to the Council on Medical Education. The council recommends educational policies to the American Medical Association House of Delegates, and recommends to the AMA Board of Trustees the appointment of representatives to medical education organization, accrediting bodies and certification boards. The Council on Medical Education focuses on issues and initiatives related to undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, continuing medical education and professional development.