Scott D. Gitlin, M.D. appointed assistant dean for graduate medical education

September 21, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership

On Thursday, the U-M board of regents approved the appointment of Scott D. Gitlin, M.D., as the U-M Medical School’s assistant dean for graduate medical education (GME), effective Sept. 1.

Working closely with associate dean for GME, J. Sybil Biermann, M.D., he will provide leadership for Michigan Medicine’s GME programs and oversee the internal review process for residencies and fellowships.

Gitlin is a professor of internal medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at U-M and the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System. He serves on the GME Internal Review/Annual Program Review Committee and on the medical school’s Competency Assessment Committee.

After earning a B.S. in chemistry and Lyman Briggs College from Michigan State University, and his M.D. from U-M, Gitlin completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, and fellowship in hematology/oncology in Ann Arbor. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health.

Gitlin has been honored with the Teacher of the Year Award from the Department of Internal Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology, elected an honorary prefect for the Galen’s Medical Society, and is a member of the U-M Academy for Educational Excellence and Scholarship. He holds leadership positions at the Association of American Medical Colleges, including a seat on their board of directors, and is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Board.