Departmental Committees

​​​​​RESIDENCY CLINICAL COMPETENCY COMMITTEE (CCC)

Members

  • Dr. Ghassan Kanazi (Professor and CCC Chair)
  • Dr. Carine Zeeni (Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Sahar Siddik-Sayyid (Professor and Program Director)
  • Dr. Marie T. Aouad (Professor and Chairperson)
  • Dr. Samar Taha (Associate Program Director)
  • Dr. Maud Naufal (Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Roland Kaddoum (Associate Professor)
  • Dr. Christine El Yahchouchi (Instructor)

Responsibility

  • The committee will serve as an advisory board to the Program Director with regards to all resident issues including, but not limited to: feedback, evaluation, curriculum organization, promotion, remediation, certification, disciplinary action, chief resident selection, special awards and recommendations.
  • The CCC has to meet at least semiannually to discuss each individual resident’s performance data.

RESIDENCY PROGRAM EVALUATION COMMITTEE (PEC)

Members

  • Dr. Carine Zeeni (Assistant Professor & PEC Chair)
  • Dr. Ghassan Kanazi (Professor)
  • Dr. Sahar Siddik-Sayyid (Professor and Program Director)
  • Dr. Marie T. Aouad (Professor and Chairperson)
  • Dr. Samar Taha (Associate Program Director)
  • Dr. Aliyyah Dabbous (Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Cynthia Karam (Instructor)
  • Dr. Jean Beresian (Instructor)
  • Dr. Christine El Yahchouchi (Instructor)​
  • Residents’ Representative

Responsibility

  • The primary purpose of the Program Evaluation Committee is to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate all significant activities of the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program.
  • ​The PEC has to meet at least annually.

Resident Selection Committee

  • Dr. Sahar Siddik-Sayyid (Professor and Program Director)
  • Dr. Carine Zeeni (Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Ghassan Kanazi (Professor)
  • Dr. Samar Taha (Associate Program Director)
  • Dr. Marie T. Aouad (Professor and Chairperson)
  • Dr. Cynthia Karam  (Instructor)
  • Dr. Mohamad Issam Khatib (Professor)
  • Residents’ Representative

Responsibility

  • The primary purpose of Resident Selection Committee is ​​​to review resident application, interview candidates, rank and select them based on predefined criteria. All of this process is under the direction of the ACGME office.​