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Richard John Simons

Biographical Sketch

  1. Richard John Simons

  2. The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
    One Rope Ferry Road
    Hanover, NH 03755
    Office phone: 603-650-1871

  3. Home address:
    PO Box 28
    Quechee, VT 05059

  4. Medical School: Penn State College of Medicine - M.D. -1981
    Residency: University of Michigan - Internal Medicine - 1981-1984
    Chief Residency: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 1984-1985
    Fellowship: Geriatric Fellowship - University of North Carolina - 1986

  5. ACP Mastership - MACP April, 2012

  6. Certification: Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 1984; Geriatrics 1990, 2008

  7. Present position: Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Associate Vice President for Health Affairs, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

  8. Current patient care activities: 20% of time devoted to patient care

  9. Current administrative activities: 80% of time devoted to oversight of undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education and continuing education at Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. In addition, I provide oversight for the Dana Biomedical Library at Dartmouth and the Geisel Office of Health Care Policy and Clinical Practice.

  10. Previous positions: Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, Penn State College of Medicine for 10 year until June 2012. Previously, I served in a variety of administrative positions including Associate Dean of Medical Education, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Medicine ClerkshipDirector

  11. Previous/Current ACP Activities/Committees: ACP Board of Governors, Clinical Skills Committee (current member), ACP Governance Committee, Board of Governor's Pri-Med Task Force, In-service Training Exam Committee (Chair)

  12. Service in other organizations: National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Internal Medicine, Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine, ACGME Appeals Committee, APDIM Council, President CDIM, University of Michigan Medical Center Alumni Society - President, Capital Blue Cross Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Lion Care physician volunteer - medical clinic for the homeless in Harrisburg, PA

  13. Other appointment/activities: USMLE Clinical Skills Executive Operations Oversight Committee, Board of Directors - NBME (term ended March 2010)


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