The aims of the Academy are:
Director: Stephen Paget, MD, FACP, FACR
Associate Director: Jessica Berman, MD
Education Division representative: Laura Robbins, DSW, CSW, MSW
These members are joined by representatives from Rheumatology and other collaborating HSS departments.
Scientific Advisory Committee:
Michael Battistone, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine
Molly Cooke, M.D.
William G. Irwin Endowed Chair, Director of the Academy of Medical Educators Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Marc L. Dickstein, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
Michael H. Pillinger, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology Program Director, NYU Langone Medical Center/NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
Kenneth S. O'Rourke, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine
The HSS Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators was established in order to:
Support career development for members of the division who commit their academic activities to the advancement of medical education, education research, and curriculum development:
Elevate the teaching skills of ALL faculty members:
Encourage ongoing, critical review of all divisional education programs:
Fund grants for innovative teaching projects.