Dr. Richlin Joins WMed
Laurie Richlin, PhD, has been appointed the Chair of Medical Education at Western Michigan University School of Medicine. She assumed her new role in early December.
Dr. Richlin was actively involved in professional education and leadership development prior to joining WMU School of Medicine. She served as the director of the Office of Faculty Development at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Watts, Los Angeles, California and previously was the director of the Claremont Graduate University Preparing Future Faculty and Learning Communities Program. She continues to serve as the director of the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching - West, as executive editor of both the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching and the Learning Communities Journal, and president of the International Alliance of Teacher Scholars.
Dr. Richlin has also developed and implemented the Teaching Assistant Development Program at the University of California, Riverside; was "Educator in Residence" at four colleges in Kentucky and Indiana under a Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) grant; and served as director of the Office of Faculty Development at the University of Pittsburgh.
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WMED — WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE APPOINTS CHAIR OF MEDICAL EDUCATION