Prof. Orit Karnieli-Miller awarded Dr. Sol Amsterdam & Dr. David P. Schumann Chair in Medical Education


28 January 2024

Prof. Karnieli-Miller, PhD, is the head of the Department of Medical Education at the Faculty of Medicine. She received her PhD in Social Work from Haifa University in Israel with a specialty in communication in healthcare. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Regenstrief Institute at Indiana University School of Medicine, focusing on professionalism and humanism in healthcare.


Prof. Karnieli-Miller has been awarded numerous significant research grants and has published widely in leading peer-reviewed journals within the field of medical education and communication in healthcare.


Prof. Karnieli-Miller explores the medical culture and focuses on its impact on medical students' identity formation. Her studies focus on enhancing students' moral courage to speak up when faced with professionalism and patient safety breaches to enhance humanistic, compassionate, and trustworthy medical care.

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