State University announced the appointment of Daniel M. Clinchot, MD, to the
position of Vice Dean for Education for the OSU College of Medicine. Dr.
Clinchot will also assume the title of Associate Vice President for Health
Sciences Education for the Office of Health Sciences.
Dr. Clinchot is currently Associate Dean for Medical Education for the College
of Medicine and Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He
was Medical Director of Ohio State’s Clinical Skills and Assessment and
Education Center from 2003 to 2009 and has won six teaching awards since
joining the Ohio State faculty in 1992. He has also served on the Medical
Center’s Graduate Medical Education Committee for more than 10 years.
He has been one of Ohio State’s representatives to the American Medical
Association Section on Medical Schools since 2009 and was a member of the board
of trustees of the Association of Academic Physiatrists from 2007 through 2011.
Dr. Clinchot earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at St. John’s University
and his medical degree from the State University of New York – Syracuse. He
completed his internal medicine internship and residency in Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation at Ohio State, where he also served as chief resident.
He has published and lectured extensively on the subjects of traumatic
brain and spinal cord injury and has participatedona number of
grants in brain injury research from prominent institutions and foundations,
including the NIH. He has been a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals
and currently serves as associate editor of the American
Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a reviewer for Academic Medicine. He has also been
an invited speaker on the subject of medical education innovation at
professional conferences throughout the country for the past eight years.
Dr. Clinchot has played a central role in growing Ohio State’s national
reputation for curricular innovation, specifically, in the development and
advancement of our new College of Medicine "Lead. Serve. Inspire” curriculum
that will launch in September.