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George C. Mejicano M.D., M.S.

    • Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases School of Medicine
    • Senior Associate Dean, Education Office of the Dean School of Medicine

Dr. Mejicano has a Master’s degree in adult education from the University of Wisconsin. His educational interests include competency-based medical education and outcomes assessment. He has done research on how education can lead to improvements in medical practice and was awarded the Felch Award for Research in Continuing Medical Education by the Alliance for CME in 2002. He currently serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Education at OHSU where he oversees the entire educational portfolio – UME, GME, CME/CPD, graduate studies and faculty development – for the School of Medicine. He is the leader of OHSU’s team working on the AAMC’s pilot program studying the 13 Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency and is the PI of a five-year, $1 million grant from the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education strategic initiative.  

Dr. Mejicano has served on the Board of Directors of the ACCME and is the recipient of the Bob Razkowski “Hero Award” from that organization. He worked as a consultant for the ABMS regarding Maintenance of Certification and he served as the President of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions. He is the Chair Elect of the AMA’s Academic Physicians Section and also serves as the Chair of the Continuing Education and Improvement Section of the AAMC’s Group on Educational Affairs. In June 2017, he will begin his first term as a member of the LCME – the body that accredits allopathic medical schools in the United States. Finally, he has received numerous teaching awards from students, residents, and faculty peers, and he is a sought after speaker who has given hundreds of national and international presentations during his career on clinical and educational topics.

 

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Areas of interest

  • Competency-based Medical Education
  • Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs)
  • Educational Outcomes and Assessment
  • Improving Patient Care through Education

Education

  • M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Illinois 1986
  • M.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Illinois 1990
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison 1996
  • Residency:

    • Internal medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 1993
  • Fellowship:

    • Infectious diseases, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 1995
    • Academic Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 1996
  • Certifications:

    • Internal Medicine 1993-2023, diplomate
    • Infectious Diseases 1996-2026, diplomate

Honors and awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Memberships and associations

  • Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions
  • American Medical Association
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Oregon Medical Association

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