Office of Medical Education
NYU School of Medicine’s Office of Medical Education offers administrative assistance and resources to help students receive the highest-quality medical education available. Our services include annual medical curriculum evaluation and analysis, student assessment, and resources for faculty.
Letter from Our Dean
The role of the Office of Medical Education is to actively support NYU School of Medicine students in their educational endeavors at a time of remarkable change in the practice of medicine, technology, and research.
Our office works closely with faculty and administration to ensure that our students receive an unparalleled medical education. As a collaborative team, students and faculty learn and discover together. We are proud to produce graduates who approach the profession of medicine with skill, compassion, intellectual discipline, and professionalism.
The Office of Medical Education ensures that students receive a medical education with a strong foundation in the core principles of basic science, mechanisms of disease, and integrated clinical skills. NYU School of Medicine is excited to offer a patient-centered, disease-focused curriculum that enhances the intellectual link between the classroom and patient care.
All of us in the Office of Medical Education are pleased to support our students and faculty by cultivating a culture of scholarship, mentorship, professionalism, and humanism. We encourage you to learn more about our exciting curriculum, the clinical training sites available to our students, and the faculty who make it all possible.
Office of Medical Education Faculty and Staff
The faculty and administrative staff of NYU School of Medicine’s Office of Medical Education manage all aspects of the undergraduate medical curriculum, including curriculum development, implementation, and assessment.
Office of Medical Education Administration
Mel Rosenfeld, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Molly E. Poag, MD
Assistant Dean of Medical Education in the Clinical Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Psychiatry
Michael A. Poles, MD, PhD
Assistant Dean of Medical Education for the Pre-Clinical Sciences
Program Director, Division of Gastroenterology
GI Section Chief, Manhattan VA Hospital
Director, NYUSOM Educator Community
Associate Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Pathology
Kristi-Jo Tutela-Dane, JD
Office of Medical Education Team
Project Coordinator, Standardized Patient Recruitment and Training
Deirdre Apicello, MPA
Program Manager, Integrated Clinical Skills and Practice of Medicine Module
National Board of Medical Examiners Executive Chief Proctor and Body Donation Program Coordinator
Project Coordinator, Practice of Medicine
Senior Project Coordinator, Lottery and Exams Administration
Project Coordinator, Clerkship Evaluations, Interclerkship Intensives, and Ultrasound Curriculum
Project Associate, Preclerkship Curriculum, Credentialing, and Selective Evaluations
Associate Research Technician
Senior Project Coordinator, Academic Calendar and Scheduling Administration
Project Associate, Concentrations and Honors Program
For questions about the undergraduate medical curriculum, contact us at 212-263-0748. You can also fax us at 646-502-6826. We are located at 550 First Avenue in the Medical Science Building.