Steve Lieberman, MD, FACP Senior Associate Dean for Education Innovation and LOgistics
Professor, Internal Medicine
School of Medicine
2013 AMT Lifetime Achievement Award
Steven A. Lieberman, MD, FACP, is Senior Associate Dean for Education Innovation and Logistics in the School of Medicine and the holder of the Dr. and Mrs. A.H. Potthast Professorship. He also serves as Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. As Senior Associate Dean, Dr. Lieberman provides leadership for academic matters including strengthening and advancing the School of Medicine educational platforms and programmatic innovations including simulation and interactive experiences. He was heavily involved in restructuring and improving the medical school curriculum, which has drawn national and international attention. Dr. Lieberman has received numerous honors and awards in recognition of his contributions to improving the quality of medical education at an organizational level and beyond. He was appointed inaugural holder of the Dr. and Mrs. A.H. Potthast Professorship in Teaching Excellence for his leadership role in advancing educational innovations at UTMB and for his dedication to students. It is one of the few endowments at the University exclusively devoted to rewarding teaching excellence. His many teaching awards include Best Second-Year Course Award for his endocrinology and reproduction class, UTMB American Medical Women's Association Gender Equity Award and the Golden Apple Award given to the University's best pre-clinical instructor. He was honored as a Piper Professor for superior teaching in 1999, one of 10 higher education faculty throughout Texas to receive this award from the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.
Dr. Lieberman received his MD in 1985 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his training in internal medicine at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose followed by a clinical and research fellowship in endocrinology at Stanford University Medical Center. He served on the faculty of the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. before joining the UTMB faculty in 1994. He served as Associate Dean for Educational Affairs from 2001-2005.