Why Earn the Ph.D. in Medical Education Degree?

Mission Statement

The LECOM Ph.D. in Medical Education produces medical education scholars to lead, serve, and inspire educational innovation and excellence at academic and clinical institutions.

Opportunity to lead, serve, and inspire Medical Education practice

The Ph.D. Program in Medical Education is for those leaders who want to serve in educational administrative positions in academic and clinical institutions or for those who desire to gain formal skills in conducting research and obtaining grants.  Additionally, graduates will have the skills to serve in various roles in institutional accreditation, faculty development, and leadership/administration at the undergraduate and graduate medical levels.