Remediation Committee

Current Chair:  Lindsay MacConaghy, MD 

Vice Chair: Ryan F. Coughlin, MD

Board Liaisons:  Arlene Chung, MD

The purpose of this committee is to identify and disseminate best practices in remediation.

For inquiries, questions, or comments about the committee, please send an e-mail to CORD staff.
Please visit for more information. 


Remediation Resources

Milestones - Patient Care SDOT's


  • Address the existing and emerging challenges for identifying and remediating EM residents.
  • Develop and modify best practices for remediation across the 23 milestones
  • Promote scholarship by studying current remediation practices and remaining up to date in literature review of remediation
  • Establish a resident leadership opportunity on the Remediation Committee
  • Standardize the language of remediation using the guidelines of practice and training as established by the ACGME
  • Create a unified voice with increased transparency regarding the process, terms, and outcomes of remediation for residents, PDs, and future employers 


  • Continue work groups based on current remediation needs. The 2018-2019 work groups are Remediation of Professionalism, Simulation for Remediation, and Early Identification of Remediation Needs.
  • Release the CORD Standard Remediation Contract, available on the website
  • Publish best practices in remediation
  • Meet at CORD and ACEP to discuss activities, ideas and productivity.
  • Recommend that each sub-group communicate at regular intervals to discuss and maintain group progress.
  • Contribute the Remediation Consults service and share consults/lessons learned with the CORD membership 

Current Projects:

  • Fully operational Remediation Committee Consult Service with an active email address (
  • Case log of Remediation consults and also examples developed by committee memberships
  • Operational and updated Remediation Committee page on the CORD website
  • Provide additional resources on the Remediation of Professionalism
  • Develop standardized simulation cases to aid with resident remediation
  • Determine assessment tools to earlier identify residents who may ultimately require remediation 


  • 8 publications on Remediation from members of the Remediation Committee
  •  6 successful formal didactic sessions at CORD as well as 3 workshop sessions geared towards consults with committee members
  • Remediation Resources Webpages
  • Completion of 12 Remediation Consults