Re-imagining Faculty Development in Health Professions Education
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Western Michigan University
Lisa Graves is currently the professor of Family and Community Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo Michigan and Associate Dean Faculty Affairs. She received her M.D. from the University of Ottawa and her residency in family medicine and enhanced skills training in maternal and child health at McGill University. She maintains an active practice including addictions with a special interest in women, substance use and pregnancy. She is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed papers including papers in the areas of substance use and medical education. Her clinical, teaching and research interests include medical education, maternal/child health and vulnerable populations.
Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science; Director, Second Year Curriculum and Primary Care-Population Medicine Program; Associate Dean of Medical Education
Paul George MD, MHPE is the Associate Dean for Medical Education and Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Science at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (AMS). As a Brown undergraduate, he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology (honors), where he then continued on to graduate from the medical school. Dr. George trained in family medicine at AMS and later obtained a Master of Health Professions Education degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Dr. George joined the AMS faculty in 2008 and oversees the Office of Medical Education, with a specific focus on the clinical curriculum. He is also the director of the Primary Care – Population Medicine Program, a dual degree program in which students earn both a medical degree and a Master of Science in Population Medicine. Dr. George has received numerous teaching awards, including the Medical Senior Citation, awarded to a single faculty member as the highest honor a graduating class can bestow, five times. He has published over 80 papers, mostly focusing on medical education and has been the principal investigator on grants from SAMSHA, HRSA, NIH and the AMA. Dr. George has also led a local and national effort to increase curriculum in medical schools on substance use, with a particular focus on opioid use disorder, and has spoken nationally on the issue, including to Congress.
Associate Dean of Assessment and Interprofessional Education (IPE)
DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University
Dr. Jimenez serves as the Associate Dean of Assessment and Interprofessional Education (IPE) at Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) located in Harrogate and Knoxville, Tennessee. She is responsible for administrative oversight of assessment and clinical training activities in undergraduate, graduate, and interprofessional education in collaboration with medical, nursing and allied health programs. Dr. Jimenez is Vice Chair of the Tennessee Interprofessional Practice and Education Consortium (TIPEC) and a fellow of the National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME).
Professor of Physiology, Vice-Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Dr. Maria Sheakley is Vice Chair and Professor of Physiology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. Dr. Sheakley is an Associate Editor of Medical Science Educator, member of the Committee for the Advancement of Medical Science Educators (a subcommittee of the Professional Development Committee), and member of the 2021 IAMSE program committee.
Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jeremy Buchanan, BSSW is the Clinical Exam Center (CEC) and IPE Manager at Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM). He is responsible for developing and facilitating curricular and extracurricular interprofessional education activities in partnership with health professions programs at LMU as well as local colleges and organizations. Mr. Buchanan is an accomplished field social worker with experience ranging from program development to direct client support. His time spent as a Child Protective Services Investigator, Home Health and Hospice Social Worker, Bereavement Coordinator, and primary Social Worker on the discharge planning team in a small rural hospital has afforded him the opportunity to gain a uniquely diverse client centered perspective.
Dr. Rogers received his medical degree from the University of South Florida and completed his general surgery training at the Medical College of Georgia. He subsequently completed his pediatric general surgery training at the University of Tennessee and a pediatric surgery oncology fellowship at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He received a Master of Health Professions Education degree (MHPE) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed the Surgical Education Research Fellowship program sponsored by the Association for Surgical Education.
Dr. Suzanne D. Lady is an associate professor and former chair of the Department of Clinical Education at the University of Western States. She is the current chair of the Doctor of Chiropractic Learning Assessment Committee. Dr. Lady is the lead instructor for several clinical skills courses, manages the Clinical Skills Enhancement Center (CSEC) remediation program in the Doctor of Chiropractic program and is a co-facilitator for the Mind-Body Medicine elective modeled after the Georgetown School of Medicine program.
She has almost 20 years of practice experience, earning her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1997 from Western States Chiropractic College, where she was the recipient of the Award for Clinical Excellence.
She has published literature on the biopsychosocial attitudes and beliefs among chiropractors, the creation of a remediation program and most recently a sexual orientation and gender identity paper.
Narda G. Robinson, DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA, is a leading authority on scientific integrative medicine from a One Health perspective. She served as faculty at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (1997-2016) and currently leads CURACORE VET and CURACORE MED as founder and CEO. These entities educate veterinary and human healthcare providers, respectively, on the principles and practice of pain medicine, rehabilitation, and integrative medicine as first-line care.
Dr. Robinson is a graduate of Harvard/Radcliffe (AB), the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), and the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (DVM, MS). She is a fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA), vice chair of the American Board of Medical Acupuncture, and a member of the AAMA Board of Directors. Published works include Interactive Medical Acupuncture Anatomy, a human neuroanatomic acupuncture atlas, and Canine Medical Massage.
Dr. Lee Jones received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing a psychiatry residency and chief residency at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Neuropsychiatric Institute, he entered a consultation - liaison fellowship at Cornell Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center followed by a research fellowship at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Jones has worked in medical school curricular affairs, graduate medical education, admissions, and student affairs at Tulane, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Arizona at Tucson, and University of California at Davis (UCD) prior to returning to UCSF as the Associate Dean for Students. Dr. Jones has been a Liaison Committee for on Medical Education (LCME) Site Team member and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Holistic Review Site Team member. He serves on the Board of Directors at AAMC and the Chair of the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) Task Force. His clinical work is in Emergency Department Psychiatry and Medical- Surgical Consultation Psychiatry.