hanyokWe are pleased to announce that Laura Hanyok, M.D. will become assistant dean for graduate medical education effective Jan. 1, 2017. As previously announced, Dr. John Rybock retired from this position April 1.

Dr. Hanyok received her M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine before coming to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for her internal medicine residency training. She then joined the faculty as an assistant chief of service and is now an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview, where she directs the internal medicine residency program’s continuity clinic.

Dr. Hanyok has focused her career on medical education and has extensive experience in curriculum development and evaluation. She has published on the teaching and coaching of learners, interprofessional education, and on the Aliki Initiative’s patient-centered care model. Dr. Hanyok completed both the Teaching Skills and the Curriculum Development longitudinal courses in the Johns Hopkins Faculty Development Program. She is the director of interprofessional education for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and she was named a Macy Faculty Scholar by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, a highly competitive career development award for educators in the health professions.

As assistant dean for graduate medical education, Dr. Hanyok will focus on promoting a healthy working environment for residents and fellows by leading efforts in maintaining wellness and preventing burnout. She will also assist in the coordination and management of assessment data for program accreditation and institutional review. Dr. Hanyok will organize our institutional activities related to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Clinical Learning Environment Review program, including facilitating the integration of residents and fellows into patient safety and quality improvement initiatives of the clinical settings in which they train.

Dr. Hanyok is well-recognized for being an outstanding mentor and educator to physicians-in-training. She brings to the position extensive experience in promoting professionalism, preventing burnout, and enhancing the joy of medicine.

Please join us in congratulating Laura and welcoming her as assistant dean.

Roy C. Ziegelstein, M.D., MACP
Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L. Coulson, Jr., Professor of Medicine
Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Education
Vice Dean for Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Jessica L. Bienstock, M.D., MPH
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
DIO, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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