Shaw named associate dean
Will oversee education for U of L School of Medicine.
Dr. Monica Ann Shaw has been on the faculty at U of L since 1995 and served as Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine and Medical Education in the Department of Medicine since 2006.
“Dr. Shaw’s concern for the students in the U of L School of Medicine runs very deep and has a long history,” Edward Halperin, M.D., M.A., dean of the School of Medicine said. “Her academic medical career is punctuated by her leadership in transforming the experience our future physicians have here at U of L. As the lead administrator for student education, she will be able to continue this activity as we move toward our accreditation in 2013.”
Shaw has been on the faculty at U of L since 1995 and served as Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine and Medical Education in the Department of Medicine since 2006.
She was course director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship and was instrumental in developing a palliative medicine curriculum for medical students. She has been the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Outstanding Educator Award for the School of Medicine, President’s Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, and Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.
Shaw serves on the Student Admissions Committee and the Clinical Curriculum Advisory Committee.
Shaw earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed her internal medicine residency at U of L. She completed a General Internal Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina and was a Faculty Scholar in the Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice at the Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care.
Shaw replaces Ruth Greenberg, who became associate dean for accreditation.
Barbara Casper, M.D., currently serves as acting Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine and Medical Education.