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David Sklar

Associate Dean & DIO: Graduate Medical Education
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David Sklar MD is a Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine at UNM Health Sciences Center. He has an MD degree from Stanford, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He completed an RWJ Health Policy Fellowship in 2012 in Washington DC, serving on the staff of the Senate Finance Committee. He has written articles on patient safety, managed care, health care quality, medical-legal issues, health care communications, medical education, medical error, emergency care, ethics, and global health. He has been Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Chair of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Staff of UNM Hospital. He has received the Leadership award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and recently was named the recipient of the 2014 James Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine from the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Sklar currently serves as Editor in Chief of the journal Academic Medicine.