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McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University welcomes your feedback. Meet our graduate medical education (GME) team below and contact them with your comments and concerns. You can find answers to frequently asked questions on our FAQ page.

Reporting Concerns

Trainees are always welcome to provide anonymous feedback via our form.

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Graduate Medical Education

420 E. Superior St.
Suite 9-900
Chicago, IL 60611
gme@northwestern.edu
Phone: 312-503-7975
Fax: 312-503-5230

Benefits & Payroll

mcgawpayroll@ey.com
888-449-0016

McGaw Wellness Program

mcgawwellness@meridianproviders.com
312-477-2109

Ombudsperson

Lisa Rone, MD
fsmombudsrone@northwestern.edu

Leadership & Staff

Benefits & Payroll

Areas of expertise: All aspects of McGaw housestaff benefits and payroll

Contact me about:

  • Medical benefits
  • Payroll
  • Leave (maternity, parental, disability, et al.)
  • Access to electronic pay stubs, W2's etc., login to the payroll website: https://workforcenow.adp.com (Registration Code: McGawNU-GME)

mcgawpayroll( at )ey.com

888-449-0016

Joshua L. Goldstein, MD

Joshua L. Goldstein, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education; Designated Institutional Official

Areas of expertise: Oversees all Graduate Medical Education-related matters

Contact me about:

  • Housestaff concerns and grievances
  • Disciplinary issues
  • Establishing a new McGaw program

j-goldstein4( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-0254

Nancy Parlapiano

Nancy Parlapiano

Executive Director of Graduate Medical Education

Areas of expertise: Responsible for the overall maintenance of McGaw programs, housestaff assistance, and management of the Graduate Medical Education administrative office

Contact me about:

  • Housestaff concerns and grievances
  • General housestaff benefits and payroll inquiries
  • Graduate Medical Education administration

n-parlapiano( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4536

Oluwateniola (Teni) Brown, MD

Oluwateniola (Teni) Brown, MD

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Areas of expertise: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

Contact me about:

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Engagement

oluwateniola.brown1( at )nm.org

Abra Fant, MD, MS

Abra Fant, MD, MS

Director for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Areas of expertise: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for McGaw

Contact me about:

  • Trainee Quality Reports
  • Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)

abra.berg( at )northwestern.edu

Clara Schroedl, MD

Clara Schroedl, MD

Assistant Designated Institutional Official; Director of Institutional Accreditation

Areas of expertise: Graduate Medical Education

Contact me about:

  • ACGME Requirements
  • Institutional Policies

c-schroedl( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5487

James W. Schroeder, Jr., MD

James W. Schroeder, Jr., MD

Assistant Designated Institutional Official; Director of Fellowship Accreditation and Review

Areas of expertise: Conducts internal reviews for all McGaw ACGME-accredited fellowships

Contact me about:

  • Program internal review
  • ACGME requirements for fellowship programs

jschroeder( at )luriechildrens.org

312-227-6814

Linda I. Suleiman, MD

Linda I. Suleiman, MD

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Assistant Dean of Medical Education

Areas of expertise: Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Contact me about:

  • Diversity and Inclusion Engagement
  • Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment

linda.suleiman( at )northwestern.edu

312-472-6098

Angie Delk

Angie Delk

Assistant to Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Areas of expertise: Responsible for Sr. Associate Dean's calendar, provides general Graduate Medical Education information, and supports other Graduate Medical Education projects

Contact me about:

  • Scheduling time with Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education
  • McGaw website
  • General Graduate Medical Education questions

a-delk( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-0254

Sandra Djordjevic, MA

Sandra Djordjevic, MA

Operations Manager

Areas of expertise: Responsible for developing and maintaining financial analysis and reporting activities for GME office, including financial support and implementation of annual budget; provides support for diversity initiatives

Contact me about:

  • Financial-related issues
  • Invoicing, Payments, Reimbursements
  • Diversity Initiatives

sandrad( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-7973

Lizzie Flood

Lizzie Flood

Program Assistant

Areas of expertise: Responsible for McGaw DEI support, social media, and general Graduate Medical Education projects and inquiries

Contact me about:

  • McGaw DEI support
  • McGaw social media
  • General GME project and inquiries

elizabeth.flood( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4383

Mel Handy

Mel Handy

GME Specialist

Areas of expertise: Responsible for updating and auditing housestaff data and files, correlating program documentation, as well as initial appointment, reappointment, and offboarding

Contact me about:

  • New Innovations reporting and utilization review
  • Housestaff appointment or reappointment
  • Program Leadership user access (ERAS, NRMP)

m-handy( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4756

Jenny Lee, MHA

Jenny Lee, MHA

Institutional New Innovations Coordinator

Areas of expertise: Responsible for McGaw's New Innovations-related issues including evaluations, schedules, program setup

Contact me about:

  • Program and trainee setup in New Innovations
  • Evaluations in New Innovations
  • Schedules in New Innovations

jennifer.lee( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-0887

Jadrianna  Sobczak, MPO

Jadrianna Sobczak, MPO

ACGME Liaison

Areas of expertise: Responsible for McGaw’s elective rotation processing, institutional affiliation agreements, and other ACGME-related issues

Contact me about:

  • Elective Rotation forms, processing, and approvals
  • Institutional Affiliation Agreements
  • ACGME program accreditation and reporting

jadrianna.sobczak( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-0652

Valerie Rodriguez

Valerie Rodriguez

Institutional Compliance Administrator

Areas of expertise: Responsible for McGaw's compliance with ACGME-related issues, ADS, ERAS, and NRMP, as well as program changes, and accreditation

Contact me about:

  • ACGME program accreditation and reporting
  • Requests and funding for complements and quotas
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee inquiries

valerie.rodriguez( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-0339

Brenda  Vera, MS

Brenda Vera, MS

Institutional Licensing and Visa Coordinator

Areas of expertise: Responsible for all aspects of housestaff medical licensure and visa assistance

Contact me about:

  • Illinois medical licensure for housestaff
  • Housestaff visa inquiries
  • General Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) inquiries
  • ECFMG Training Program Liaison (TPL)

brenda.vera( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4748

Sarah  Boblink

Sarah Boblink

Compliance Specialist

Areas of expertise: Responsible for initial appointment, reappointment, and offboarding, complement / quota auditing, grant user access in McGaw platforms, as well as other program-related ACGME / Non-ACGME tasks

Contact me about:

  • Housestaff Appointment, Reappointment, and Offboarding
  • ADS reporting and utilization review
  • Program Leadership user access (ADS, NI, ERAS, NRMP)

sarah.boblink( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-7947

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