Published on: 10/10/2014
Dr. Rani Gereige, Director of Medical Education at Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH), has been appointed to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s (ACGME) Residency Review Committee for Pediatrics. In this role, Dr. Gereige will participate in setting national pediatric residency program educational standards, providing peer evaluation, and conferring accreditation on programs that meet those standards.
Dr. Gereige has served as the Director of Medical Education at MCH since 2010, overseeing one of the largest pediatric medical education programs in the region. He is also a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Florida International University College of Medicine. Prior to joining MCH, Dr. Gereige served as a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.
In addition, Dr. Gereige serves as chairman of the Continuing Medical Education Taskforce in the Florida Pediatric Society/ Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 Interdisciplinary Review Committee and serves as a surveyor for the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Dr. Gereige is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition Planning Group and the Executive Committee of the Section on Oral Health.
Dr. Gereige received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He subsequently completed a residency in pediatrics at University of South Florida (USF)/ All Children’s Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Gereige has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.
About Miami Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, visit www.mch.com
About the ACGME
The ACGME is a private, non-profit, professional organization responsible for the accreditation of approximately 9,500 residency and fellowship programs and approximately 700 institutions that sponsor these programs in the United States. Residency and fellowship programs educate over 117,000 resident physicians in 138 specialties and subspecialties. The ACGME’s mission is to improve health care by assessing and advancing the quality of resident physicians’ education through accreditation.