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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.”
On July 10, 2014, Dr. Cofrancesco was named the inaugural Johns Hopkins Institute for Excellence in Education Professor of Medicine.
Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Chief Executive Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Vice President for Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Frances Watt Baker and Lenox D. Baker Jr., M.D., Dean of the Medical Faculty
Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L. Coulson, Jr. Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Director, Institute for Excellence in Education
Director, GIM Clinician-Educator Mentoring and Scholarship Program
Medical Director, HIV Care/Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station