Steven L. Kanter, MD

Steven L. Kanter, MD Keynote Speaker

Steven L. Kanter, MD served as Vice Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) until July 2014 when he became Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He draws from a diverse background of experience that includes clinical medicine, medical informatics, medical education, scholarly publishing, and medical school administration. He was a driving force in curricular renewal at UPSOM, has played a key role in reformulating guidelines for promotion of faculty, and has established a system of “promotion pathways” that provides an explicit framework for career development. From 2008 through 2012, Dr. Kanter served as editor-in-chief of Academic Medicine, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.


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