Karen Szauter, MD
Professor, School of Medicine
Internal Medicine & Office of Educational Development
Dr. Szauter joined the UTMB faculty in 1990 after completing training in internal medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition. Her academic career at UTMB has focused on medical education. She serves as the medical director of the standardized patient program and is actively involved in the development of teaching and assessment activities involving human simulation. She is also involved in faculty development through the Scholars in Education program. She has held leadership positions through the Group on Educational Affairs (AAMC) and continues to actively support efforts for educational scholarship through service to the Grants and Research Committee of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators and the Research Committee of Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine.