It’s a long road, and a lot of deliberate work to get to the top spot in academic medicine; and there’s not that many top spots available. Fortune 500 CEOs are a dime a dozen, but there are only a relative handful of dean positions out there. For this episode, Cole Cheney talked with our own Dean Debra Schwinn to find out more about her and her journey, and Zhi Xiong, Greg Woods, and Corey Christensen pitched in with their reactions to questions like…
…What’s it like being a female med-school dean? How would you even get to be a dean, anyway? How can one chase a dream of academic medicine when post-graduation earning seems so important? What makes a good mentor, and what should you do with their advice?
- Meet Dean Debra Schwinn, MD
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