Michael Ainsworth, MDSenior Associate Dean Educational Performance
(School of Medicine)
Dr. Ainsworth is Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, and Senior Associate Dean for Educational Performance in the School of 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.