Dr. David Irby
Dr. David Irby is professor of medicine and until recently the vice dean for education and director of the Office of Medical Education at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
is a former senior scholar at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
, where he
co-directed a national study on the professional preparation of physicians (Cooke M, Irby DM, O'Brien BC.
Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010).
research on clinical teaching and leadership in medical education, he
has received awards from the Karolinska Institutet, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the American Educational Research Association, the National Board of Medical Examiners, Harvard Medical School, Graceland University, and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
He earned a doctorate in education from the University of Washington, a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and a postdoctoral fellowship in academic administration from Harvard Medical School.