Elizabeth "Libby" Baxley, MD

Fellowship Class of 1988 Dr. Baxley is a Professor of Family Medicine and serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Dr. Baxley is currently the Chair of the American Board of Family Medicine, as well as, PI on a grant from the American Medical Association to participate in their Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative.

Dr. Baxley is a Professor of Family Medicine and serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. With a portfolio that includes Admissions, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Medical Education, Student Academic Counseling and Development, Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Medical Education, Faculty Development, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Simulation Programs. Dr. Baxley has experience across the breadth of the academic missions of a medical school, including LCME and ACGME accreditation, Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER); student recruitment; curriculum evaluation and innovation; competency assessment, learning environment improvements; faculty professional development; enhancement of diversity programs; and creation of student distinction tracks.

 Dr. Baxley is currently the Chair of the American Board of Family Medicine, as well as, PI on a grant from the American Medical Association to participate in their Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative.  Through this, Brody has been redesigning the medical school curriculum to incorporate training in patient safety, quality improvement, population health and team-based care for all medical students; created a health care system leadership distinction track for up to 10 students per class; and implement an institutional and interprofessional fellowship program for 28 faculty members to become health system leaders and to assist with development of the new curriculum. Dr. Baxley has also been involved in clinical integration planning and negotiations between the medical school and its affiliated health system partner, Vidant Health. Additionally, she chairs the school’s Compensation Advisory Committee that oversees the school’s physician compensation plan.

 

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