Leadership & Oversight

Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder

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Christopher S. Candler, M.D., Ed.D.
Association of American Medical Colleges


Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
The 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 M.D. 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, M.D., Ph.D.,
Association of American Medical Colleges

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 Ph.D. in Neurosciences from Case Western Reserve University, and an M.D. 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.

Sr. Director and Co-Founder

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Robby Reynolds, M.P.A.
Senior Director, Medical Education Online Programs
Co-Founder, MedEdPORTAL
Association of American Medical Colleges

Robby Reynolds received his undergraduate degree in Public Administration at Henderson State University. He subsequently completed his Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Administration at Florida State University. Robby joined the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in 2002 as manager of the AAMC’s Curriculum Management Information Tool.  His primary responsibility was to lead the development and promotion of a national curriculum database for the AAMC's member US and Canadian medical schools. In 2005 Robby co-founded and launched MedEdPORTAL to serve as a free repository of peer reviewed educational teaching and assessment resources for medical educators and learners around the globe.  In 2012 Robby launched the new initiative to build and implement a suite of services and tools called the Medical Academic Performance Services (MedAPS). MedAPS services and tools enable AAMC member medical schools to assess their achievement of education and accreditation standards and promotes continuous quality improvement.

More MedEdPORTAL Leadership

The Editorial Board provides guidance on the MedEdPORTAL peer review policy as well as the strategic priorities and direction for the program.

Christopher S. Candler, M.D., Ed.D.
Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Bryan Cook, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Institutional Capacity Building
American Dental Education Association


Mark J. Di Corcia, Ph.D., M.A.
Vice Chair for Education
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Indiana University School of Medicine


Carol Elam, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions and Institutional Advancement
Director of Medical Education Research
Professor, Department of Behavioral Science
University of Kentucky


Michael Fitch, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Grace Huang, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Brian Mavis, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
Michigan State University


Anthony Palatta, D.D.S., Ed.D., M.A.
Sr. Director for Educational Program Development
American Dental Education Association

Linda Perkowski, Ph.D., M.S.
Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs​
Central Michigan University

Judy Shea, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean of Medical Education Research
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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


Karen Szauter, M.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch

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