On September 22nd, 2009, Dr. Edward Miller, then Dean of the Medical Faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and Dr. David G. Nichols, then Vice Dean for Education announced the creation of the School of Medicine’s Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE), naming Associate Professor of Medicine Joseph Cofrancesco Jr., M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., as its inaugural director.
Dr. Cofrancesco, whom the Deans acknowledged as “one of our most respected educators and clinicians at Hopkins,” directs the IEE toward fulfilling its charge to “lead the way by developing methods to measure and critically evaluate teaching and educational programs, set standards, inspire and support new educational techniques, methods and technologies, encourage educational scholarship, and give value to and reward the teaching done by all faculty.”
|Paul B. Rothman, M.D.|
Francis Watt Baker, M.D. and Lenox D. Baker, Jr., M.D.
Dean of the Medical Faculty,
Chief Executive Officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine
Roy C. Ziegelstein, M.D., M.A.C.P.
|Joseph Cofrancesco Jr., M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.|
Director, Institute for Excellence in Education
Associate Professor, Medicine