Guilia A. Bonaminio, Ph.D.
Office: 3012 Robinson
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Dr. Bonaminio, research professor in family medicine, earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in molecular genetics from Ohio State University before completing a postdoctoral fellowship in medical genetics at Stanford University. She served as the biomedical curriculum specialist at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine before joining the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1997 to lead the office of medical education. She served as the associate dean for medical education beginning in 2002 and was appointed senior associate dean for medical education in 2018.
Dr. Bonaminio is an avid medical education researcher active in multiple regional, national and international groups, including the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), the Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA), the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Curriculum Inventory Advisory Board and Student Surveys Advisory Committee, and is current president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education.
Among Dr. Bonaminio's strengths is her expertise and experience with MD program accreditation through the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), not only guiding KU through the accreditation process and ensuring ongoing adherence to the standards set forth by the LCME, but she has been an invited member of LCME site visit teams assessing other medical schools.
Highly regarded among her peers, Dr. Bonaminio was selected for the highly competitive Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) fellowship program in 2012-2013 and has been awarded the IAMSE Master Scholar Award in 2012, the CGEA Laureate Award in 2016, and the University of Kansas School of Medicine Honorary Alumni Award in 2018.