George C. Mejicano, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Education, School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, OHSU/VAMC
MD: Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1990
MS: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1996
Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1993
Infectious Diseases, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1995
Needs assessment and educational outcomes
Physician assessment and improvements in medical practice through education
George C. Mejicano received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. After finishing his post-graduate clinical training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, he became – and remains – board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is currently a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Oregon Health & Science University.
In 1996, Dr. Mejicano received a Master of Science degree in adult and continuing education from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. His educational interests include needs assessment and educational outcomes, and he has done research on physician assessment and how education can lead to improvements in medical practice. In 2002, he was awarded the W.C. Felch / Wyeth-Ayerst Award for Research in Continuing Medical Education (CME) by the Alliance for CME. In addition, Dr. Mejicano has received numerous teaching awards from students, residents, and faculty peers during his career.
Dr. Mejicano currently serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Education at OHSU where he oversees the entire educational portfolio for the OHSU School of Medicine. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Mejicano served as the Associate Dean for Continuing Professional Development at the University of Wisconsin. He is a sought after speaker who has given many national and international presentations related to medical education.He has served on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and is the recipient of the Robert Razkowski "Hero Award" from the ACCME. In addition, he is a CME consultant for the American Board of Medical Specialties. At present, he sits on the Board of Directors and is the immediate Past President of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions.