About Dr. Lypson
Monica L. Lypson MD, MHPE is the Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs and the Division Director of General Internal Medicine at The GW Medical Faculty Associates. In addition, she is a Professor, at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this role, Dr. Lypson provides visionary leadership for a diverse group of faculty involved in educational and patient care innovation, research, and, community outreach. As Vice-Chair, she is committed to creating and supporting the academic careers of all faculty members in the department. This is with the goal of developing programming to assist with navigating each individuals’ professional development.
Prior to this role, she was the Director of Medical and Dental Education for the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she provided leadership, oversight, and coordination for VA's graduate and undergraduate medical and dental education program.
Dr. Lypson is a board-certified general internist with significant leadership experience in clinical, educational, and administrative arenas.
Dr. Lypson's research interests include health professional trainee assessment, historical and contemporary trends in medical education, academic leadership and the under representation of minorities in academic medicine. Several of her invited presentations and papers have focused on clinical performance assessment of medical students and residents and on faculty development on issues of diversity and narrative assessment.