Catherine T. Witkop, M.D., M.P.H.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
The Office of Medical Education of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine is staffed primarily by the Associate Dean for Medical Education, the Associate Dean for Curriculum and the Assistant Dean for Capstone Programs. The office is responsible for oversight, coordination, and evaluation of the curriculum of the program in undergraduate medical education, and serves as a resource for information regarding the curriculum and curriculum policy, as well as issues pertaining to accreditation standards for the medical school and university. Additional responsibilities include developing an integrated medical education curriculum, providing programmatic evaluation, assisting with the development and implementation of student assessments and conducting medical education research.
The Associate Dean for Medical Education is involved with all facets of medical student education. This includes maintaining familiarity with the standards and policies of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; leading the institutional self-studies; and completing all annual reports necessary to maintain institutional and program accreditation.