Nathan Spell takes new role at Emory School of Medicine

Nathan Spell, MD

Nathan Spell, MD

Please join us in congratulating Nathan Spell, MD (associate professor of medicine, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics) as he takes on the role of associate dean for education and professional development at the Emory University School of Medicine.

“The faculty development team is excited to have Nate on board,” says Executive Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development Ira Horowitz. “He will work across the system to augment professional development, with our doctors at the Emory Clinic, the VA, Grady, Children’s, and Emory Specialty Associates.”

In his new role, Dr. Spell will work closely with Horowitz, Associate Dean Kathy Griendling (faculty development in research and faculty affairs) and Associate Dean Josh Barwick (faculty administration). Dr. Spell will oversee continuing medical education, faculty education and associated clinical development activities, programs and initiatives. He will also focus on embedding an education strategy within major Emory Medicine clinical initiatives and integrating continuing education into clinical workflow.

Dr. Spell began practicing at Emory in 1998. He most recently served as Chief Quality Officer for Emory University Hospital, and will continue to lead the Quality Academy. He earned his medical degree from Harvard and completed his internship and residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He practices general internal medicine and primary care.

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Emory Department of Medicine
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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine's medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care. The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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