Grand Rounds : Archive, 2003-2013

Dr. Monica Lypson

Monica L. Lypson, MD, MHPE, FACP is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Medical Education, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS), as well as faculty advisor for the UMHS Standardized Patient Program and sociocultural curriculum director. Dr. Lypson also practices as a board-certified internist at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

Most recently, Dr. Lypson served as a faculty facilitator in the Family Centered Experience program 2006-2010; and prior to that she served as Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care at the Ann Arbor VA 2003-2005.

Dr. Lypson’s research interests include trainee assessment, sociocultural issues in medicine, leadership and the under-representation of minorities in academics. She has developed and led the implementation of an Orientation Objective Standardized Examination for all incoming interns at UMHS. She is active in the AAMC through her membership and participation in the Group on Residents Affairs, National Steering Committee and Central Group on Educational Affairs – GME section leader. She is also recently served as National Secretary of the Society of General Internal Medicine (2009-2011). Most recently, Dr. Lypson is serving on the NBME Integrated Case Development Task Force.

Dr. Lypson received her AB from Brown University; her MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and her MHPE from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Following medical school, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine – Primary Care at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA followed by a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program at the University of Chicago. She is currently pursuing her masters in health professions education at the University of Illinois.