Senthil Kumar Rajasekaran, MD, is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Senior Officer, Continuous Quality Improvement at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He received his MD from Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry in his postgraduate medical pharmacology (MD) from Sri Ramachandra Medical University in Chennai, India. He was on the staff as a faculty member at the National University of Ireland Galway in Galway, St. Matthew’s University, School of Medicine (SMU) in Grand Cayman and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) before coming to EVMS. At both SMU and OUWB, Dr. Rajasekaran was instrumental in establishing their Center for Excellence in Medical Education and served as its Director.
In his leadership roles he has been involved with medical school accreditations and curriculum redesign and reform. He has received multiple awards for teaching excellence and has been invited to chair symposia and workshops at various national meetings. Notably, he was the recipient of the Teaching Value winner award in a contest conducted by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation and Costs of Care. His area of medical education research includes evaluating educational innovations in the areas and teaching and assessment. He serves as the Deputy Editor of the international Teaching and Learning in Medicine journal and is on several educational committees at the national level.
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