GME Staff

Sue Simmons: Director
  • ACGME: Site visits, WebAds, program requirements, changes in resident complement, changes in program directors, changes in training sites
  • GME policies
  • Resident advocate, assuring due process, troubled resident/fellow assistance
  • Agendas for GMEC and GMEC Exec
  • Incoming and outgoing residents/fellows
  • NRMP
  • Resident/fellow spaces, including call rooms and computers
  • Outside Hospitals Liaison/Contracts 

Maya Severson: Associate Director

  • GME Office policies/cyclical events
  • Residency database management system expert - responsible for training, troubleshooting, reports, data mapping, customizations and sharing best practices, billing and Medicare Cost Report
  • Diversity liaison for program directors, coordinators and residents for recruitment and support of diversity efforts
  • Serves on Clinical Experience Committee
  • GMEC minutes

Jenny Serafimovka: Fiscal Manager

  • Manages GME budget/Fiscal Analysis, and GME stipends/grants
  • Responsible for all affiliate billing and reconciliations
  • Resident/fellow paychecks
  • Processes appointments and terminations through HR
  • Coordinates and tracks resident/fellow salaries and funding sources, labor distribution

Nathan Naruponjirakul: Senior System/Application Analyst

  • Access database updates
  • Residency Activities Performance Information Dashboard
  • Applications and programming for GME website
  • Assistance with back-end of residency database management system, troubleshooting, reports

Cliff Cox: Fiscal Administrative Coordinator

  • FMLA, OFLA and other arrangements for resident/fellow leave of absence (first point of contact)
  • Resident/fellow reimbursement
  • Disbursements/JEs
  • Meal tickets
  • Moonlighting - API upload (one-time payments)

Allison Brewer: Program Technician 1

  • Residency database management system expert: training, planning, troubleshooting, reports, data
  • MedHub billing/schedules
  • Cost report
  • File catalog
  • Visiting residents

Andrew Justicia: Administrative Coordinator

  • Moonlighting - contracts/processing OTPs
  • Final evaluations
  • Event planning
  • Diversity stipend program
  • Diversity 2nd look program
  • Lab Coats and Scrubs
  • Business cards
  • Event Planning

Erin Meeker: Administrative Coordinator

  • Verifications of prior training/employment
  • Dr. Swide executive support
  • J-1 Visas/ECFMG issues/H1B visas for non-US citizen residents/fellows
  • Meal tickets
  • Catering for meetings

Emily Taylor: Administrative Coordinator

  • GME public webpage and O2 site management
  • Program Letters of Agreement (PLAs)/ Off-Campus Authorizations (OCAs)
  • GMECoP Minutes


Mattlyn Cain: Administrative Coordinator

  • Works with Oregon Medical Board to ensure licensure
  • MedHub Expert: Cost report, onboarding, reappointment
  • Fiscal activities
  • Resident/fellow spaces including call rooms and computers

GME Statewide Staff & Roles

Cindy KoonzProgram Manager

  • OHSU GME Expansion
  • ACGME: New program applications, site visits, WebAds
  • GME Statewide Policies
  • Outside Hospitals Liasons - Statewide
  • PLA review for statewide sites

Katherine CoxAdministrative Coordinator, GME Statewide

  • Support trainees serving in rural GME sites via on/off-boarding, orientation, travel reimbursement
  • Coordinating Statewide meetings
  • Preparing minutes for Statewide GME
  • Training verifications of prior training/employment