Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, is looking forward to staying active in medical education and student advocacy, ensuring that UNC SOM stays a leader in training students to serve communities and to narrow health inequities.
Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, has announced that he will step back from his role as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education. In sharing his decision, Steiner said he is looking forward to staying active in medical education and student advocacy, ensuring that UNC SOM stays a leader in training students to serve communities and to narrow health inequities.
Steiner is dedicated to ensuring a seamless transition to the next Senior Associate Dean. He will stay in the role of Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education until a replacement is identified following a national search.
“Beat is an incredible leader, a champion for curricular change and health equity, and a strong advocate for all of our students,” said Cristy Page, MD, MPH, Executive Dean of the UNC School of Medicine. “Additionally, his leadership has prepared the School of Medicine for growth in enrollment, the construction of Roper Hall, the achievement of education milestones, and so much more. We are thankful for his many contributions and thrilled that he will continue serving the School. We appreciate his dedication to ensuring a smooth leadership transition.”
Steiner is a graduate of the UNC School of Medicine. He also completed an MPH at UNC. He trained in family medicine residency at the University of Rochester in New York State. He joined the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1996, and has been involved in medical student education, patient care, and advocacy since that time. A common theme has been his dedication to narrowing health inequities, which he hopes to continue to pursue in the next phase of his career.