Join us for our Fall 2017 Outstanding Women in Science Seminar Series presenting Dr. Alicia D.H. Monroe, Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic and Faculty Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine!
When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Cullen Auditorium, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030
Registration: Free! Please RSVP HERE so we know how many are coming!
Please bring your TMC Institutional ID badge to facilitate entry to the venue.
Seminar and award presentation with a reception to follow. Light bites with wine and beer will be served! Thank you to our sponsors Jason’s Deli, Bertrand’s Wines, and Panera!
Dr. Alicia Monroe was appointed as Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs, and Professor of Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (Baylor), Houston, Texas in February 2014. At Baylor, Dr. Monroe oversees Baylor’s four schools, Academic Affairs, Faculty Development, Faculty Affairs, Center for Professionalism, Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Professional Education and Educational Outreach (K-12) Programs. She also serves as a member of the Academic Council, the Executive Leadership Team, and the Faculty Senate (as ex-officio).
She formerly served as the Chief Academic Officer, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs and Professor of Family Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida (USF MCOM), Tampa, FL from 2008-2014. At USF MCOM, Dr. Monroe provided oversight for the undergraduate medical education program, the physical therapy program, and the masters programs in graduate studies. She guided the development of a branch campus and a new medical education curriculum. Dr. Monroe’s scholarly interests include physician-patient communication, cross-cultural communication, diversity and inclusion, leadership development and mentoring training for students and faculty.
Before to serving at the USF MCOM, Dr. Monroe was on the faculty of the Alpert Medical School at Brown University where she served as the Associate Dean for Minority Affairs and Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Monroe earned her M.D. degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship in psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and a residency in family medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She has received numerous teaching and mentoring awards. She is a past president of the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education. She previously served on the Association for American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Behavioral and Social Sciences Expert Panel and was a contributor to the Behavioral and Social Sciences Foundations for Future Physicians. Dr. Monroe was also a member of the AAMC MR5 Committee, the group convened to undertake the fifth review of the medical college admissions test and recommend changes for a new version of the exam to be implemented in 2015. She currently serves as the chair of the AAMC Advisory Committee on Holistic Review. She is currently a member of the AAMC Board of Directors and Baylor University Board of Regents.