Dr. David Stern
David Stern is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Medical Education at the University of Michigan Medical School and the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Healthcare System. Dr. Stern received his bachelor's degree in anthropology from Harvard University and his medical degree from Vanderbilt Medical School. He completed internship and residency in internal medicine at Tufts/New England Medical Center. He subsequently served as a fellow in Ambulatory Care and Research at Stanford and the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University School of Education in curriculum and teacher education.
Dr. Stern practices general internal medicine at the Ann Arbor VA medical center, where he also teaches residents and medical students. Over the past decade he has been associate director of the Introduction To The Patient Course at the University of Michigan Medical School, and faculty director of the Standardized Patient Program. He now serves as Director of Global REACH, Michigan Medical School 's international initiative "to facilitate health research, education, and collaboration among the University of Michigan Medical School faculty, students, and our global partners for the benefit of patients worldwide."
In addition to administrative responsibilities, his primary research interest is in the development and assessment of professional behavior of physicians. He is the author of over 100 abstracts and papers on the topic, and is editor of "Measuring Medical Professionalism," to be published by Oxford University Press in 2005. He has served as a consultant and visiting professor at medical schools nationally and internationally, conducting workshops and seminars on teaching, learning, and evaluating professionalism.
In 2001, he was invited to participate as a member of the Core Committee of the Institute for International Medical Education and their project to evaluate outcome competencies of medical schools internationally. For the IIME pilot project in China , he directed the IIME task force on assessment, organized and managed faculty workshops, and organized the test administration in 2003. Subsequent international panels for standard setting at the student and school levels have helped the IIME to achieve its goal of measuring outcome standards in medical education.
Dr. Andrzej Wojtczak, M.D., D.MSc.
Dr. Wojtczak, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, graduated from Poznan Medical School in Poland. He is an internist and kidney disease specialist by training, part of which he received at the University of Pennsylvania as a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow and as a visiting scientist. For eight years he served as Director in the Regional Office of World Health Organization in Copenhagen, in charge of Health Policy and Systems, Research and Human Resources. He also coordinated cooperation of WHO European Office with the Association of Medical Education in Europe, Association of Medical Deans in Europe and Association of the Schools of Public Health in Europe. In addition, he served as the President of the Association of Medical Education in Europe, and he has also held the position of Deputy Minister of Health in Poland.
Before assuming the post of Director of Institute for International Medical Education in New York in 1999 he established and operated the WHO Research Center for Health Development in Kobe, Japan, and served as the Dean of the School of Public Health and Social Medicine in Warsaw. He is the author of about 300 publications from medicine, medical edcation and public health, and the editor of a 3-volume textbook on Internal Medicine.
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