Michael Ainsworth, MDSenior Associate Dean Educational Performance
John Sealy School of Medicine
Professor, Internal Medicine
2021 Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Ainsworth is Senior Associate Dean for Educational Performance in the School of Medicine, and Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine. He is responsible for coordinating student clinical skills and professional development assessment activities
in the School of Medicine. Dr. Ainsworth completed his medical school and residency training in Internal Medicine at UTMB. His background includes a faculty development fellowship at Michigan State University in the Office of Medical Education Research
and Development. He has worked extensively with the National Board of Medical Examiners, with a focus on assessment of behavioral science knowledge and application. Dr. Ainsworth's recognitions include a New Investigator award from the Association
of American Medical Colleges, a Distinguished Service award from the National Board of Medical Examiners, and election to the University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education, an organization for which he served as President in 2012-13.
Dr. Ainsworth was inducted into the Academy of Master Teachers in 2007.