Steven E. Gay, M.D., M.S., was named interim associate dean for medical student education in the Medical School, effective July 1, 2021.
Dr. Gay previously served as a member of the Medical School leadership team as assistant dean for admissions. He also is an associate professor of internal medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and director of Critical Care Support Services.
He received his medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and served his internship and residency in internal medicine at Michael Reese Medical Center in Chicago. After completing a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Michigan Medicine, Dr. Gay earned a master’s degree in clinical study design and biostatistics at the U-M School of Public Health.
Since joining the U-M faculty in 2000, Dr. Gay has been actively engaged in the Medical School Admissions Program, where he serves on the Admissions Committee, and its executive committee. As assistant dean for admissions, he has overseen the recruitment of outstanding, diverse classes of medical students since 2007.
His clinical and research interests include exercise physiology, pathophysiology of interstitial lung disease and outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, and has served as a consultant and member of the FDA Advisory Committee on Pulmonary and Allergy Medications.