Dr. Dewey Serves as Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP, co-Director of VUMC’s Center for Professional Health and Director of the VUSOM’s Educator Development Program (EDP), Office of Teaching & Learning in Medicine was a Visiting Professor at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston Texas. Dr Dewey was invited as the D.W. Reynolds Foundation Visiting Professor by Dr Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, AGSF, FACP, professor and director, geriatric medicine division at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Gerontology and interim chief of staff for Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. Dr Dewey presented “The Professional Health and Wellness of the Clinician” as the morning grand rounds speaker. During the August 11th day-long visit, Dr. Dewey also had several individual and group mentoring sessions with junior faculty and hospital employees on professionalism, wellness, career development, and scholarly teaching and scholarship.  Dr. Dewey ended her day – embracing her “two hats of faculty development” with a second presentation focused on faculty development and scholarship in medical education.