Michelle Daniel, MD, MHPE, FACEP

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Medical School

Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
1500 E Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5305


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Jonie Josephs



Dr. Daniel is the Assistant Dean for Curriculum and an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. She completed her medical degree and residency at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed a Masters in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and intends to pursue a PhD next. Dr. Daniel has a deep passion for medical education, and expertise in curriculum design and clinical reasoning. She serves as part of the team designing the new Medical School Curriculum, overseeing and collaborating with course directors, clerkship directors, faculty, staff, and students to ensure successful implementation of all curricular elements. Nationally, Dr. Daniel is known for her work in the area of clinical skills education, and she has served on the executive board of the Directors of Clinical Skills Course (DOCS) for 5 years, and as President in 2015-16. Internationally, she is on the Best Evidence in Medical Education (BEME) board, an organization dedicated to conducting systematic reviews to improve teaching and learning in medicine. Her current research interests include the optimal timing of USMLE Step 1,  clinical reasoning assessment tools, and co-teaching.   

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