Samantha Maloney has been in the field of GTA methodology for 14 years having acted in various capacities, GTA, GTA Trainer, Senior Program Assistant and Assistant Director both at New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers and now with Clinical Practice Resources (CPR). Ms. Maloney currently holds the title of Director of Curriculum Development at Clinical Practice Resources and until recently, was CPR’s Lead Trainer, having successfully recruited, trained and graduated years of new GTAs into this line of work. Ms. Maloney is a founding member of IGMA, the International GTA MUTA Association, and currently holds a position on IGMA’s Board of Directors.
Ms. Maloney has worked alongside Isle Polonko in the administration of grants and has been in the forefront of GTA training for SAFE/SANE education. Samantha Maloney is a recognized presenter in the field of GTA/MUTA education and a recognized leader in LGBTQIA+ simulation education. She has conducted seminars, trainings, and presentations on inclusive practices and is the author of the first Transgender GTA/MUTA curricula. Each year since 2007 Samm has been a workshop presenter for the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) at their annual conferences and served as Chair of the international GTA/MUTA Special Interest Group for the years 2016-2017. Ms. Maloney’s focus is to create more specialized curricula and resources for building patient-provider relationships with marginalized groups. Her dedication to the field of GTA/MUTA, her support in a variety of creative programming, and her advocacy on behalf of compassionate utilization of GTA and MUTA methodology not only make her an invaluable member of the CPR team but has served as a foundation for her work as a founding member of IGMA.