Grand Rounds : Archive, 2003-2013

Dr. David Cook

David Cook received a B.S. in chemistry from Utah State University and M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before coming to the Mayo Clinic, where he completed residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in General Internal Medicine, and joined the staff in 2004. He subsequently completed a Masters degree in Health Professions Education through the University of Illinois at Chicago – Department of Medical Education. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Chair of the Mayo Clinic Medical Education Research Group. Dr. Cook’s research interests include the theory and design of Web-based learning, learning theory and instructional design, the quality of reporting of research in medical education, and assessment of clinical performance and clinical teaching. He has developed and studied multiple Web-based courses for residents and medical students, presented at numerous national and international conferences, and published over 25 journal articles and book chapters on medical education topics. He and his wife Jennifer are the parents of five incredibly wonderful children.