Senthil Kumar Rajasekaran, MD, is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 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. His work experience spans countries that include India, Ireland, Cayman Islands and the United States. He was on the staff as a faculty member at the National University of Ireland Galway in Ireland, St. Matthew’s University, School of Medicine (SMU) in Grand Cayman and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) in Michigan 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.
Dr. Rajasekaran has received multiple institutional and national awards for teaching excellence and is a winner of the 2017, Costs of Care and American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, Teaching Value Challenge. Currently, he is leading a major curriculum reform at EVMS, a model that has received the American Medical Association Accelerating Change in Education grant.
In his leadership roles he has been involved with medical school accreditations and curriculum redesign and reform. 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 Teaching and Learning in Medicine journal and is on several educational committees at the national level.
Dr Rajasekaran supports and coordinates the work between WFME and WHO
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