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2019 - 2020 Grand Rounds Presentations

Current Season

  • Fall - October 30th, 2019
  • Winter - TBD
  • Spring - March 27th, 2020 (Plenary address of the 2020 IEE Education Conference and Celebration)
  • Summer - TBD

October 30, 2019

James Woolliscroft

Herbert L. Fred MD, MACP Visiting Professor of Medical and Biomedical Education

James O. Woolliscroft, MD, MACP

Lyle C. Roll Professor of Medicine
Professor of Internal medicine and Learning Health Sciences
University of Michigan Medical School

Topic: Preparing Tomorrow's Physicians: The Challenge for Medical Educators

Venue: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
             Strauch Auditorium East
             Armstrong Medical Education Building 
             1600 McElderry Street
             Baltimore, MD 21205

Dr. Woolliscroft received his B.S. summa cum laude in 1972 and his M.D. in 1976 from the University of Minnesota.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Michigan in 1980.  In 1980, he joined the faculty of the Department of Internal Medicine and rose through the academic ranks being promoted to Professor of Internal Medicine in 1993.  He has a joint appointment as Professor in the Department of Learning Health Sciences.

His research interests in medical education have resulted in numerous publications, invited presentations and visiting professorships across the US and internationally.  Dr. Woolliscroft has served as chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Educational Affairs; chair of the AAMC Research in Medical Education Committee; and as a founding member and President of the Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine.  He has also served on several National Board of Medical Examiners committees and the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) Board.

Dr. Woolliscroft’s stature as an internationally recognized medical education scholar led to his selection as the first Josiah Macy, Jr. Professor of Medical Education, an endowed professorship awarded through a national competition in 1996. In 2001 he was named the Lyle C. Roll Professor of Medicine.  He received the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Career Achievement in Medical Education Award in 2004 and the AAMC’s Group on Educational Affairs Merrel Flair Award in 2008. The University of Minnesota Medical School presented him their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009. In 2014, he received the AAMC’s most prestigious recognition, the Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education. 

He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and was selected as a Laureate of the Michigan Chapter in 2015. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the United States National Academy of Science.

At the University of Michigan, he has served in several administrative capacities including Associate Chair in the Department of Internal Medicine, Chief of Staff of the University of Michigan Hospitals, Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Medical Education and the Executive Associate Dean of the University of Michigan Medical School.  From 2006 -2015 Dr. Woolliscroft served as Dean of the University of Michigan Medical School.


March 27, 2020

Plenary Speaker for 2020 IEE Education Conference and Celebration

Winter Presentation - TBD


Summer Presentation - TBD