Grand Rounds : Archive, 2003-2013

Dr. David Steele

Dr. Steele is Associate Dean for Curriculum and Evaluation and Director, Office of Medical Education at the Florida State University College of Medicine. He is also Professor of Family Medicine and Rural Health. He joined the faculty at FSU in the fall of 2001 where he played an active role in the development of the new four year curriculum and where he was intimately involved in all phases of the LCME accreditation process.

Prior to joining the faculty at Florida State, Dr. Steele taught at the University of Wisconsin Medical School and at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. At each of these institutions he was involved in curriculum and program development. Dr. Steele has served as director or co-director on several federally funded curriculum grants including two HRSA funded initiatives (Interdisciplinary Generalist Curriculum Project and Undergraduate Medical Education for the 21st Century.) He served as program evaluation consultant for the HRSA-funded Family Medicine Curriculum Resource Project. Currently, Dr. Steele is co-PI and project coordinator on the new AAMC sponsored Chronic Illness Care Curriculum Enhancement Project. In 2005, Dr. Steele was named Medical Education Editor for the journal Patient Education and Counseling.

In 1998 Dr. Steele was the recipient of the campus-wide Faculty Senate Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and in 2006 his colleagues at FSU College of Medicine honored him with the inaugural Exemplary Faculty Service Award.