Full Name
Kim Lomis
Vice President for Undergraduate Medical Education Innovations
American Medical Association
Kimberly D. Lomis, MD is Vice President for Undergraduate Medical Education Innovations at the American Medical Association. In that capacity, she guides the AMA ChangeMedEd® Initiative, partnering with medical schools and GME programs to impact over 30,000 medical trainees across the United States. Themes of collaborative work and advocacy efforts among the institutions of the consortium include competency-based medical education, training in health systems science across the continuum, value-added roles for learners, development of master adaptive learners, coaching for health professionals, promoting diversity of the physician workforce and inclusive environments, addressing learner & faculty wellbeing, advancing educational technology, and change management.

Dr. Lomis previously served as Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she was charged with oversight of a major revision of the medical school curriculum and guided the implementation of a competency-based assessment program. Dr. Lomis also served the Association of American Medical Colleges as the Associate Project Director for the national pilot of the Core EPAs for Entering Residency and was active in the AAMC Group on Educational Affairs as chair of the Section on Undergraduate Medical Education and member of the GEA steering committee. A member of the International Competency-based Medical Education Collaborators, Dr. Lomis’ academic interests include competency-based medical education and assessment, complex systems and change management. She is invested in program evaluation and promoting the judicial use of educational resources.

Dr. Lomis received her B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and her M.D. from the University Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1992. She trained in general surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from 1992 1997 and practiced until 2012. She holds a graduate certificate in the Business of Medicine from Johns Hopkins and is a Harvard Macy Institute Scholar.
Kim Lomis