Peter S. Cahn, PhD
- Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
- Office of the Provost
Peter S. Cahn joined MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2012 as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Health Professions Education. In that role, he oversees faculty recruitment and retention, curricular integration and assessment, and library and instructional design. Previously, he served as the inaugural Director of Faculty Development and Diversity at Boston University Department of Medicine, where he was a founding member of the New England Network on Faculty Affairs. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, his research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. His publications on faculty development, interprofessional education and practice, and diversity, equity, and inclusion have appeared in Academic Medicine, Journal of Interprofessional Care, and Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. He received an AB from Harvard University, MPhil from University of Cambridge, and PhD from University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Cahn has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Cahn's publications on Google Scholar or in his CV.
In addition, Dr. Cahn regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see his CV for a complete list of presentations.
How Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Can Help Dismantle Structural Racism Keynote at the Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century Symposium.
Interprofessional Scholars Program, University of Texas Medical Branch.
Keynote at the Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education, Quinnipiac University.
Keynote at the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative members meeting.
Interprofessional Communication Bridging Medical Gaps Collaboration Annual Conference
The International Education Administrators (IEA) awards are seminars designed to help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with their counterparts and higher education systems of other countries.
Harvard Radcliffe Institute
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