Leaders in Medical Education: Ms. Mona Signer, President and CEO of the National Resident Matching Program

Mona M. Signer is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Resident Matching Program, an organization that since 1952 has matched medical students to United States graduate medical education programs. Ms. Signer joined the NRMP in 2002, became Executive Director in 2005, and in 2015 was named President and CEO. During Ms. Signer’s tenure, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Ms. Mona Signer, President and CEO of the National Resident Matching Program”

Leaders in Medical Education – Dr. Graham McMahon, President of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), which leverages the power of education to drive quality in the medical profession and in healthcare. The ACCME accredits continuing medical education (CME) providers in the US and internationally, creating a framework that supports, inspires, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education – Dr. Graham McMahon, President of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Blumenthal, President of The Commonwealth Fund

David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., is president of The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in independent research on health and social policy issues. Dr. Blumenthal is formerly the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Healthcare System in Boston. From 2009 to 2011, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Blumenthal, President of The Commonwealth Fund”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Ranga Krishnan, Dean of the Medical College of Rush University

Dr. Ranga Krishna serves as Dean of Rush Medical College. Dr. Krishnan most recently served for seven years as the dean at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, and previously as the school’s executive vice dean. The medical school is a joint venture between Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and the National University of … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Ranga Krishnan, Dean of the Medical College of Rush University”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Arshya Vahabzadeh Chairman, Council on Communications, American Psychiatric Association

Arshya Vahabzadeh M.D. is a Harvard-trained subspecialist psychiatrist who works at the intersection of academic medicine, clinical practice, and neuro-technological innovation. He is currently a practicing psychiatrist, as well as the Chairperson of the Council on Communications for the American Psychiatric Association; the Innovation Officer for the MGH Psychiatry Academy, the largest psychiatric education provider … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Arshya Vahabzadeh Chairman, Council on Communications, American Psychiatric Association”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Margaret Wilson, Dean of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences

Dr. Margaret Wilson is the current Dean of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, the first osteopathic medical school. She is also a Professor of Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Community Health. She earned her B.S. in Biology from Truman State University and her Doctorate at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her clinical focus involves Family … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Margaret Wilson, Dean of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Norm Berman, Founder of MedU

In addition to being the Co-founder and Executive Director of MedU, Dr. Berman, is a pediatric cardiologist as well as a Professor of Pediatrics at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He served as Section Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center from 2008-2015, and was the Pediatric Clerkship Director at Dartmouth Medical School … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Norm Berman, Founder of MedU”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Katz, Founder of the True Health Initiative

As founder of the True Health Initiative, Dr. Katz also serves as founding director of the Prevention Research Center at Griffin Hospital and as president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He received his BA from Dartmouth College; his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and his MPH from the Yale University … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Katz, Founder of the True Health Initiative”