Grand Rounds : Archive, 2013-2014

Assistant Dean Joyce Fried

Joyce Fried is Assistant Dean in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Co-Director of the Office of Continuing Medical Education. In her dual role she touches upon all aspects of the medical education continuum. In the Dean’s Office her responsibilities include LCME accreditation, strategic planning, gender and power abuse prevention (on which she has published her findings), as well as teaching second-year medical students as a Doctoring tutor. As chair of the Gender and Power Abuse Committee, she has been responsible for creation of an informal process for dealing with issues of gender and power abuse in the school, for developing a statement on an abuse-free academic community for the medical school and health system, for facilitating the creation of a South Campus Ombuds Office to serve the medical school and hospital, and for writing a Student Mistreatment Policy for the medical school. She often gives workshops on professionalism, respectful environment, and how to be a more effective lecturer. In her CME role she is in charge of all administrative aspects of the CME office and shares responsibility for developing programs and content.

Ms. Fried is serving her third term on the Accreditation Review Committee of the ACCME. She was actively involved in the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education, having served as Western Regional Representative, editor of the newsletter, Intercom, chair of the Communications Committee, and chair of the Program Committee. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of NC-CME and is a member of the Communications Committee of GWIMS for the AAMC.

Ms. Fried has a degree in Sociology from UCLA. She completed the Executive Program for Academic Healthcare Management in the Anderson School of Management, participated in the Leadership Los Angeles program, and is a Certified CME Professional.