Dr. Dan Clinchot is vice dean for Education in the College of Medicine, associate vice president for Health Sciences Education, chair of the Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy and professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In these roles, he oversees undergraduate and undergraduate medical education, continuing medical education and graduate and research education (collaboratively with the vice dean for Research). He also is responsible for the educational programs in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; educational centers and offices, including Diversity and Inclusion, Medical Education, Student Life, Curriculum and Scholarship, Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies; and the Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center.
He has published and lectured extensively on the subjects of traumatic brain, spinal cord injury and medical education, and has participated on a number of grants in brain injury research from prominent institutions and foundations, including the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Clinchot has been a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals, and currently serves as associate editor of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and as a reviewer for Academic Medicine. He is regularly invited to speak on medical education innovations at professional conferences throughout the country. He leads Ohio State’s participation in the Medical College Admission Test validity study through the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Dr. Clinchot earned his medical degree at the State University of New York and completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at The Ohio State University.