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Medical Education

John Davis, MD, PhD Appointed Associate Dean for Curriculum

April 26, 2017

John Davis, MD, PhD, has been appointed as associate dean for curriculum in the School of Medicine. Dr. Davis comes to UCSF following almost ten years on the faculty at the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine, where he is currently associate dean for medical education. In this role, he helped implement the OSU College of Medicine’s Lead. Serve. Inspire curriculum, and he oversees accreditation for the school.

Also at OSU, Dr. Davis has served as assistant dean for student life, developing strategies to help students thrive during medical school. Board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases with a specialty in infectious complications of bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, he is an associate professor of clinical internal medicine and served as the deputy director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center (Education), developing a curriculum for its translational science research program.

Dr. Davis will join UCSF this July, succeeding Susan Masters, PhD, who led the creation and implementation of the Bridges curriculum at UCSF and who will retire next month.

Learn more about Dr. Davis, and his appointment at UCSF, here.