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Giulia A. Bonaminio, PhD

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Research Professor, Giulia Bonaminio, Family Medicine and Community Health

Senior Assocciate Dean for Medical Education, Senior Assocciate Dean for Medical Education


Professional Background

Dr. Giulia Bonaminio is the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and a Research Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Dr. Bonaminio received her B.S. degree in Biology from Bowling Green State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from The Ohio State University. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in medical genetics at Stanford University. She served as a Biomedical Curriculum Specialist at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine before joining the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1997.

Her career in medical education has focused on curriculum design and innovation, educational leadership, accreditation, and medical education research and scholarship. She is a graduate of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) fellowship She is the recipient of the Association of American Medical College’s CGEA Laureate Award and the International Association of Medical Science Educators’ (IAMSE) Master Scholar Award and Edward Patrick Finnerty Lifetime Achievement Award. She has served as President of both IAMSE and the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME). Dr. Bonaminio is currently the Chair of the Association of American Medical College’s Student Surveys Advisory Committee.

Education and Training
  • PhD, Molecular Genetics, The Ohio St. Univ.
  • MS, Molecular Genetics, The Ohio St. Univ.
  • BS, Biology, Bowling Green St. Univ.
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Medical Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford , CA
Professional Affiliations
  • The Association of American Medical Colleges, Student Surveys Advisory Committee, Chair, 2020 - 2022
  • The International Association of Medical Science Educators, Web Seminar Committee, Member, 2002 - Present

Research

Overview

I am the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and a Research Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. My research interests focus on teaching, learning, assessment of learners and evaluation of faculty and curricula.