Susan Culican, MD, PhD, Named New Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

We are delighted to announce that Susan Culican, MD, PhD as our new Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME). Dr. Culican will also be a Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences.

She comes from the Washington University School of Medicine where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Director of Medical Education and Director for Residency Training for Ophthalmology. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Culican served on the Graduate Medical Education Committee at Washington University for 15 years with service on the Resident Wellness subcommittee. Her educational work includes development of Ophthalmology milestones and data-driven residency assessment. Her practice centers on eye conditions in children, and she also treats adults for strabismus. She has been consistently recognized on "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Dr. Culican is a transformational leader who brings a wealth of experience as a clinician, educator, researcher and mentor. In her role as Associate Dean for GME, she will lead GME operations and strategy and serve as the ACGME Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for the Medical School. She will begin her role at the end of June.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Culican and offering support to her as she gets established.