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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 this role, Dr. Lypson provides visionary leadership for a diverse group of faculty involved in educational and patient care innovation, research, and community outreach. In addition, she is a professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Prior to these roles, 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 and has served in many hospital leadership roles at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System. She also spent years in educational leadership roles at the University of Michigan Medical School, including as assistant dean for graduate medical education. She is a clinician educator and has published over 70 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier medical education journals in the areas of resident assessment, communication skills, cultural competency education, workforce diversity, and faculty development. Dr. Lypson has held many national roles focused on health professions education, and she is president-elect for the Society of General Internal Medicine. Monica graduated from Brown University and received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She completed her graduate medical training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Subsequently, Monica went on to complete a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program at the University of Chicago and a master’s in Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Monica is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.