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Matthew L. Mintz, M.D. ‘94, FACP, Named Interim Assistant Dean for M.D. Program Curriculum

Matthew L. MintzMatthew L. Mintz, M.D. ‘94, FACP, associate professor of medicine, was named the interim assistant dean for M.D. program curriculum for the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

In this position, Mintz will hold primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the revised, integrated M.D. program curriculum. Staying abreast of current trends in medical education, Mintz will advise the dean and faculty on directions for curricular change and improvement. He will also provide support for the ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of the School’s undergraduate medical education curriculum. Mintz will work closely with the Committee on Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum and its sub committees, as well as the Office of Medical Education, to ensure the M.D. program curriculum prepares students for clinical practice, meets accreditation criteria, is appropriately integrated, and is evaluated and improved on an ongoing basis. 

Mintz has been a full-time faculty member at SMHS for 17 years. He directed the School’s Primary Care Clerkship for more than a decade and served as the director of the Practice of Medicine Course (POM) until accepting this new role.  Mintz will continue to direct POM III. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mintz serves as the director of The GW Medical Faculty Associate's Premier Access program, is board-certified in internal medicine, and was again named as one of Washingtonian magazine’s Top Doctors.

Mintz received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago and a medical degree from SMHS, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine and was chief medical resident. He received a Master Teacher’s certificate from the GW Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Mintz assumed the role of interim assistant dean for M.D. program curriculum in fall 2013.