GME Faculty & Staff

GME Staff

Yolanda Wimberly, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.A.P., F.S.A.M
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs - Grady
ACGME Designated Institutional Official
Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee
Phone: 404.756.1373

Tammy Samuels, M.P.A.
Assistant Dean and Director
Graduate Medical Education
Phone: 404.752.1011

General oversight for GME office and residency programs, ACGME accreditation, J1-Visas and NRMP, disciplinary actions, resident recruitment, and external rotations.

Jenay Hicks
Assistant Director
Graduate Medical Education
Phone: 404.756.1364

Contact for annual GME educational activities, financial and administrative compliance (medical licensing and training permits), GMEC, resident onboarding, orientation and exiting, resident association liaison.

Paulette Neal-Parham
Special Assistant to the Dean and DIO
Graduate Medical Education
Phone: 404.756.1324

Contact for IRIS reporting, MAA, annual GME events (compact, graduation, etc.). ID cards and educational module support (IPM, IHI, SBIRT), GME website maintenance, Special Assistant to the Associate Dean.

Felicia Underwood
Data Management Specialist

Phone: 404.756.1348

Contact for New Innovations - maintenance and training (duty hours, evaluation, etc.), administrative contact for Tammy Samuels, assistance with ERAS, ADS, NRMP, ECFMG and PLA.


Tiera Ward
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 404.752.1068


Contact for general information, verification and credentialing requests and scheduling.



Contact the GME office at 404.752.1857 for all other requests.