Senior Vice Dean for Medical Education
Perelman School of Medicine
Suzi Rose, MD, MSEd, AGAF, C'77, GED'78, is the Senior Vice Dean for Medical Education at the Perelman School of Medicine. Prior to her arrival in 2018, she was Senior Associate Dean for Education at the University of Connecticut, where she led development of an innovative medical school curriculum (MDelta) and helped secure one of the AMA grants to accelerate change in medical education. She served for 13 years at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in various leadership capacities, including associate dean for academic and student affairs, associate dean for continuing medical education and vice chair for faculty affairs. She previously held positions at Cornell University Medical College (1996‐1997) as the director of motility and the second‐year pathophysiology course. She also was on faculty at the University of Pittsburgh (1990-1996), where she ran the second‐year GI course. She directed the gastroenterology fellowship program at both Pittsburgh and Cornell.
Dr. Rose completed a two‐year term as co‐chair of the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and served as the chair of the AAMC group on educational affairs (GEA). She received the inaugural NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award in 2015. Dr. Rose was selected as faculty for a leadership in academic medicine program of the AAMC.
Dr. Rose's clinical interests are in pelvic floor dysfunction and GI disorders in women. She has served many leadership roles in GI organizations. She has been an active participant in the AGA and was elected by her peers to serve on the AGA Governing Board as Education Councillor. She convened all six GI societies to create end of training entrustable professional activities for GI fellowship training, which were published in multiple journals. She is currently one of the directors of the AGA Future Leaders Program. Prior roles in this organization include chair of the Education and Training Committee, member of the Future Trends Committee, GI Teaching Project Committee, Nominating Committee and Web‐Based Education Subcommittee, and she has chaired the CME Subcommittee. Dr. Rose co-created the first subspecialty Academy for educators in this country and served as the Course Director for the Postgraduate Course in 2017. She also has served on both the ACG Women's Committee and Education Committee. She was awarded the AGA Distinguished Educator Award in 2016.
Dr. Rose received her bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Russian language and literature, followed by a master's degree in education from Penn. She graduated from Case Western University School of Medicine as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and completed her internship and residency there. Her GI fellowship, including the chief fellow year, was done at The Cleveland Clinic, OH.