Leadership & Oversight

Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder

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Christopher S. Candler, MD, EdD

Editor-in-Chief, MedEdPORTAL
Association of American Medical Colleges

Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Dr. Christopher S. Candler is a Professor of Medicine and serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Candler received a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Oklahoma State University and a MD from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He subsequently obtained a doctorate in education from the University of Arkansas. During his eighteen years in medical education he has served in a variety of institutional and national leadership roles.

Deputy Editor

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Michael T. Fitch, MD, PhD

Deputy Editor, MedEdPORTAL
Association of American Medical Colleges

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Dr. Michael T. Fitch, MedEdPORTAL Deputy Editor, is a Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Dr. Fitch received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary, his PhD in Neurosciences from Case Western Reserve University, and an MD degree from Case Western Reserve University. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and currently practices Emergency Medicine as an Attending Physician at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2016-2017 MedEdPORTAL Editorial Board

The editorial board provides guidance on the MedEdPORTAL peer review and editorial policies as well as the strategic priorities and positioning of the program.

John Prescott, MD (ex officio)
Chief Academic Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Gary Atwood, MA, MSLIS
Health Sciences Education Librarian
Library Assistant Professor
Dana Medical Library
University of Vermont Medical Libraries

Sheila Chauvin, PhD
Director of Office of Medical Education Research and Development
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

Grace Huang, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Hospitalist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Anthony Palatta, DDS, EdD, MA
Senior Director for Educational Program Development
American Dental Education Association

David P. Sklar, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief
Academic Medicine

Tom Viggiano, MD
Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs
Mayo Medical School

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Lisa Howley, PhD (ex officio)
Senior Director, Educational Affairs
Association of American Medical Colleges

Christopher S. Candler, MD, EdD (chair)
Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Michael Fitch, MD, PhD (ex officio)
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Geoff Norman, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McMaster University

Charles G. Prober, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education
Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Karen Szauter, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch

LouAnn Woodward, MD
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Dean
University of Mississippi School of Medicine








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