by Jennifer Nachbur
Jill Jemison, director of technology services at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, has been named the 2011-12 chair of the Association of American Medical College’s (AAMC) Group on Information Resources (GIR).
The GIR promotes excellence in the application and integration of information resources in academic medicine and focuses on research, development, and policy-setting on information resources, informatics, educational technology, infrastructure, standards, and related science and technology. The Group offered several sessions at the AAMC’s Annual Meeting, held November 5 to 9, 2011 in Denver, Colo.
Jemison, who joined the UVM College of Medicine staff in 2002 and helped launch the College’s COMET system, also serves as a member of the AAMC GIR Professional Development Subcommittee. A former chair of the AAMC Education Technology Special Interest Group, she was selected as one of 30 Fellows nationwide to participate in the AAMC GIR Leadership Development Institute in July 2006.