Dr. Maya Hammoud is the J. Robert Willson Research Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor of Learning Health Sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is the Chief of Women’s Health Division, and Associate Chair for Education. Dr. Hammoud holds many leadership roles nationally. She is senior advisor for Medical Education Innovations at the American Medical Association (AMA) with a focus on health systems science and coaching. She has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and has published three books. She is the immediate past President for the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) and a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners’ Board of Directors. Dr. Hammoud is the current Principal Investigator on a $1.75 million Reimagining Residency Grant from the AMA on transforming the UME to GME transition.
Dr. Hammoud completed her MD and MBA degrees and residency training at the University of Michigan. She has had many leadership roles in the past including Assistant and Associate Deans at Michigan and at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Her research is in medical education with a special focus on the use of technology in education and the role of academic coaching in learner’s development. She has been teaching for over 20 years and has won many teaching and leadership awards for her accomplishments including the Clinical Kaiser-Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Student Excellence in Teaching Award, the American Medical Association Women Physicians Section Inspiration Award, the Arab American and Chaldean Council Excellence in Health Care Award, the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Distinguished Service Award, the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters 2021 Alumni Difference Maker Award, and she was named Crain’s Notable Women in Health in 2020.
Areas of Interest
Research and scholarly interests: Use of technology in medical education.