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About Us: Graduate Medical Education Staff

Robert Lembo

Robert Lembo, MD, FAAP
Director, Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education

Dr. Lembo serves as both the Executive Director of Graduate Medical Education and as the Designated Institutional Official to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for the NIH Clinical Center. In these roles, Dr. Lembo is responsible for administrative oversight of all ACGME accredited training programs at the Clinical Center, and for the maintenance of NIH institutional accreditation as a sponsor of graduate medical education specialty and subspecialty training programs nationally. He also serves as the director of the Clinical Electives Program, which provides senior year medical or dental students with an opportunity to gain firsthand experience working with patients enrolled in clinical or translational research protocols at the Clinical Center. Dr. Lembo is a graduate of Cornell University Medical College and completed his residency and fellowship training in Pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has served as a faculty member at Case-Western Reserve University, Yale University and New York University.

Naomi Brenes

Naomi Brenes
Institutional Graduate Medical Education Administrator

Ms. Brenes is a Navy veteran and a graduate of Southern Illinois University with significant experience in both health care delivery and health care system administration. She is engaged in all accreditation activities by ensuring compliance of both the sponsoring institution and individual training program with accreditation requirements. She also provides administrative direction and support to the GME Program directors and coordinators.

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This page last updated on 05/21/2021

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