Clerkship Director Boot Camp: Part Three

Authors
  • Joseph House, MD

  • Kendra Parekh, MD

  • Nicholas E. Kman, MD

  • William Peterson, MD

  • Adam Nicholson, MD

  • LuanLawson

    Luan Lawson, MD

    Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine

    Dr. Luan E. Lawson serves as the Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education and Student Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.  She earned her medical degree and completed her residency training at East Carolina University.  Her academic interests have focused on undergraduate education with particular expertise in curriculum development, assessment, and team training. During Dr. Lawson’s tenure as Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Emergency Medicine, she developed and established a 4th-year medical student Emergency Medicine clerkship featuring a simulation-based curriculum. Dr. Lawson also collaborated in developing the National Clinical Assessment Tool in Emergency Medicine, a standardized assessment tool utilized in clerkships across the country. Dr. Lawson serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners Emergency Medicine Advanced Clinical Exam Task Force and has collaborated with the AMA and the NBME to develop a new HSS exam designed to assess knowledge and application of HSS. She is a past-president of the Clerkship Directors of Emergency Medicine, currently serves as faculty for the AMA’s Health System Science Scholars program, and is a current member of SAEM’s Education Committee.