Dr Chumley joined AUC following an eight-year career at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where she most recently served as associate vice chancellor for educational resources and interprofessional education. Her responsibilities included fostering a vibrant learning environment supported by technology and other academic resources, as well as developing a center for interprofessional education and simulation. She served for nearly four years as senior associate dean for medical education, responsible for admissions, curriculum, and student affairs. Dr. Chumley also led initiatives in rural health, and cultural enhancement and diversity.
Dr. Chumley earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where she also completed her residency in family medicine and a fellowship in academic leadership. From 1999 to 2004, she practiced in the University Health System in San Antonio. A native of Texas, Dr. Chumley received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Abilene Christian University.
She has been recognized with national awards for teaching, leadership, and scholarship, including the Parke Davis Award for Clinical Teaching, the Association of American Medical Colleges Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Award, and numerous awards from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.
Recent Publications from Dean Chumley
U.S. Medical School Graduates Aren't Enough to Fill the Physician Shortage
May 9, 2016
Why Paying Hospitals for Clerkships is Good, and Necessary
April 24, 2016
The Importance of Female Role Models in Medicine
Who Should Get To Be A Doctor?
April 13, 2016
Why Malign Overseas Medical Students?
Crain's New York Business
March 6, 2016
International Med Schools Filling a Need for U.S. Physicians
December 5, 2013
No Reason to Fear a Residency Cliff
April 1, 2015
Getting a Medical Residency: Why Students Shouldn't Panic
March 27, 2015
Global Health: It's Not About Becoming Worldly: It's About Becoming Better Doctors
Blog, Society for Teachers of Family Medicine
February 25, 2015
Recent Blogs from Dean Chumley
Why Apply for January?
October 15, 2015
A Look Back at AUC's History in Montserrat
July 18, 2015
Dean Chumley Authors Medical Education Texts
April 8, 2015
Five Ways to Prepare for Medical School Success
November 12, 2014
Investing in Our Students: Scholarships at AUC
October 28, 2014
Can AUC's Global Experiences Give Students An Advantage?
October 17, 2014
The Role of the MCAT in AUC Admissions
October 1, 2014
Four Harmful Truths About Medical Education
June 19, 2014
The Road Less Traveled: 2014 Commencement Address
May 17, 2014
Educating Medical Students to Become Empathic, Socially Engaged Physicians
May 12, 2014
Appreciating Our Clinical Partners
April 21, 2014
Funding for Medical Education is a Reflection of a Medical School's Mission
March 20, 2014
Bringing Complex Cognitive Skills Learning to Medical School
February 28, 2014
New Medical Education Building Part of AUC's Vision to Become a Leader Among International Medical Schools
January 17, 2014
Primary Care Shortage Calls for Best and Brightest
November 22, 2013
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