Joshua D. Hartzell, MD, MS-HPEd, FACP, FIDSA

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Adjunct Professor, Professor and Assistant Dean for Faculty Development at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD
Health Professions Education

Joshua D. Hartzell is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Health Professions Education at the MGH Institute. He has held multiple educational roles in his career including Assistant Chief of Graduate Medical Education (GME), Assistant Dean of Faculty Development, and Program Director for Internal Medicine Residency. He is a board-certified Internist and Infectious Diseases Physician. Dr. Hartzell teaches HE746 Leadership and Organizational Change.

Research Interests

Dr. Hartzell's current research interests are in leadership and faculty development.


BS, Biology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
MS, Health Professions Education, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
Stanford Faculty Development Clinical Teaching Course for Facilitators, Stanford University
Faculty Development Certificate in Academic Leadership (30 hours), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


Sadowski B, Cantrell S, Barelski A, O’Malley PG, Hartzell JD. Leadership Training in Graduate Medical Education. J Grad Med Educ. 2018;10(2):134-148.

Hartzell JD, Yu CE, Cohee BM, Nelson MR, Wilson RL. Moving Beyond Accidental Leadership: A Graduate Medical Education Curriculum Needs Assessment. Military Medicine 182 7/8:e1815, 2017.

Hartzell JD, Goldstein N, Vela M. AOA Fellow in Leadership Award: A novel program for developing diverse mid-career leaders. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2016 Winter;79(1):2-9.

Cohee BM, Koplin SA, Shimeall WT, Quast TM, Hartzell JD. Results of a Formal Mentorship Program for Internal Medicine Residents: Can We Facilitate Genuine Mentorship? J Grad Med Educ. 2015;7(1):105-8.

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