Nicole Deiorio, MD. (she/her)
Student Affairs and Undergraduate Medical Education Associate Dean
Department: Emergency Medicine
Nicole M Deiorio, MD is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Prior to that, she spent 20 years at Oregon Health and Science University, where she served as Clerkship Director, Associate Program director, and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.
At VCU she runs the coaching program for undergraduate medical education. She co-chaired the 2018 American Medical Association Coaching Thematic Meeting and works with the Association of American Medical Colleges Core Entrustable Professional Activities group, particularly in the intersection of coaching and EPA attainment. She co-chaired the Society for Academic Medicine pre-conference on Education Research in 2012. Her other curricular interests include professional identity formation and the transition to residency.
Dr. Deiorio’s research experience includes coaching, investigating the residency selection process, and outcomes in competency-based undergraduate medical education. She has received multiple local and national awards for teaching and education leadership. She is also the Executive Editor for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.