Maura Polansky, PA-C, MHPE, PhD

Visiting Clinical Professor Medical Education
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Biographical Info

Dr. Polansky completed a masters of science from Baylor College of
Medicine, Houston, Texas within their highly ranked physician assistant
program. She received her MHPE from the UIC Department of Medical
Education and her PhD in HPE from the Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute of Health Professions (MGHIHP). Her career has involved
extensive interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaborations in
teaching, learning, clinical practice, and research.  She has experience
in program development, curricular design, and evaluation having led or
participated in the development of a spectrum of programs including online
courses, national and regional conferences, institutional lecture series,
clinical training programs, mentorship programs, and others. Dr. Polansky
has over 20 years of experience as a clinician, practicing as a PA in
medical oncology and critical care at the University of Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, and is past chair and director of research for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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