Suzanne Rose MD, MSEdProfessor of Medicine and Senior Vice Dean for Medical Education, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Suzanne Rose, MD, MSEd, serves as Senior Vice Dean for Medical Education at the Perelman School of Medicine. Prior to her arrival in February 2018, she was Senior Associate Dean for Education at the University of Connecticut and before that she served for 13 years at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the dean’s office. She previously held positions at Weill Cornell Medical College as the director of motility she was on faculty at the University of Pittsburgh where she ran the second‐year GI course and created an integrated center for GI womens health. She served in leadership roles in the gastroenterology fellowship programs at both Pittsburgh and Cornell.
Dr. Rose completed a two‐year term as co‐chair of the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and served as the chair of the AAMC group on educational affairs (GEA). She received the inaugural NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award in 2015. Dr. Rose was selected as faculty for the AAMC’s LEAD program.
Dr. Rose’s clinical interests are in pelvic floor dysfunction and GI disorders in women. She has served many leadership roles in GI organizations including serving on the AGA Governing Board as Education Councillor. She convened all six GI societies to create end of training entrustable professional activities for GI fellowship training, which were published in multiple journals. She co-created the first subspecialty Academy for educators in this country. She served as one of the directors of the AGA Future Leaders Program and was appointed the Course Director for the Postgraduate Course in 2017. She also has served on both the ACG Women’s Committee and Education Committee. She was awarded the AGA Distinguished Educator Award in 2016.
Dr. Rose received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Russian language and literature, followed by a master’s degree in education from Penn. She graduated from Case Western University School of Medicine as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and completed her internship and residency there. Her GI fellowship, including the chief fellow year, was done at The Cleveland Clinic, OH. Dr. Rose has been married to Rabbi Kenneth Stern for 39 years and is a mother, mother-in-law and her newest and most exciting role is grandmother.