Diller Appointed to Lead Educational Activities at UC College of Medicine

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CINCINNATI—Philip Diller, MD, PhD, has been appointed senior associate dean for educational affairs at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine where he will be responsible for oversight of the overall educational mission of the college. The appointment is effective today.Diller has been chair of the college’s Department of Family and Community Medicine since April 2011, after having been appointed interim chair in August 2010. He also has served as vice chair of the department from 2009 to 2010. Diller joined the College of Medicine faculty in July 1991 after completing his Family Medicine residency at UC. He received his doctorate in pathology 1987 and his medical degree in 1988 from the University of Chicago and his bachelor’s degree from the College of Wooster in 1979.”Dr. Diller will be a great addition to the dean’s office. He understands all facets of medical education and has served in important leadership roles directing the Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency Program for a dozen years and chairing the college’s Education Program Committee,” says Andrew Filak Jr., MD, UC interim senior vice president for health affairs and dean at the College of Medicine. Diller will oversee the offices of Medical Education, Student Affairs and Admissions and Continuing Medical Education and also will be responsible for the college’s baccalaureate program, Simulation Center and Area Health Education Program. Additionally, he will work with UC Health on direction of the graduate medical education programs that are a part of both institutions and serve as vice president for education at UC Health.”One of the primary missions of the UC College of Medicine is to educate and train the physician and scientist workforce for the region and beyond. This is one way we add value to our community. I look forward to working with Dr. Filak and the UC College of Medicine faculty on …

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