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Medicine Grand Rounds, Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA: “Academic Medicine in a Personalized, Distributed World.”
December 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Spencer Dorn arrived at UNC as a fellow in 2005, joined faculty in 2009, was appointed Vice Chief of Gastroenterology & Hepatology in 2012, and Vice Chair of Medicine for Care Innovation in 2019. In his current role, he focuses on enhancing existing care processes and models – while developing new ones – that support the department’s 600-plus physicians and advanced practice providers and that better meet the needs of the various patient populations they serve.
Dr. Dorn’s clinical practice focuses on functional GI and motility disorders, for which he has served as an investigator on numerous clinical trials, co-authored national practice guidelines, and has been consistently named to the list of Best Doctors in America. He is an experienced physician administrator who previously led and managed one of the nation’s premier academic gastroenterology practices. He broadly understands the forces shaping healthcare, serving on national gastroenterology practice committees, and frequently presenting and publishing on healthcare delivery.
Dr. Dorn received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, his medical degree from the State University of New York at Brooklyn, and his Masters of Public Health and Masters of Health Care Administration from the UNC School of Public Health. He trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and gastroenterology at UNC.