Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Dr. Lypson 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 in Internal Medicine - Primary Care. Subsequently, Dr. Lypson completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program at the University of Chicago and is finishing a master’s in Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Throughout her career, Dr. Lypson has focused on medical education. She has worked with the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education and has served on numerous committees that have allowed her to explore medical education at local, regional and national levels. She uses this expertise to monitor the accreditation status and educational quality of our residency programs.
Dr. Lypson's research interests include resident 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 recruiting minority faculty.
Dr. Lypson also plays a role in our medical school curriculum as the faculty director of the Multicultural curriculum and core faculty for the Family Centered Experience and Longitudinal Cases.
She practices as a general internist at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.
Dr. Lypson is active on a national level in general internal medicine and medical education. She has served on the national program committee for the Society of General Internal Medicine and is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Resident Affairs.