Following a national search, Executive Dean ad interim Richard Andrassy, MD, has named Mark Hormann, MD, vice dean for Educational Programs for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Hormann is currently professor of pediatrics and assistant dean for clinical education in the Office of Educational Programs. He has had a longstanding history of serving as part of the leadership team for undergraduate medical education. As assistant dean, he is responsible for the third-year clerkships, the fourth-year Career Focus Tracks, the required Advanced Patient Care rotation, and the Comprehensive Clinical Competency Exam. He also serves as chair of the clinical education subcommittee of the curriculum committee.
He joined the Medical School faculty as an assistant professor in 1997, following his completion of medical school, internship, and residency at McGovern Medical School.
He served as director of the Pediatric Residency Program from 2013-2021 and also served his department as vice chair for education and training from 2015-2021. McGovern Medical School has relied upon his experience throughout the reaccreditation journey with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
Hormann also serves as an attending physician at Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital, where he is the medical director of the Newborn Nursery. He is on active staff of LBJ General Hospital and TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital.
“Please help me welcome Dr. Hormann to this leadership role,” Dean Andrassy said. “His comprehensive knowledge of our undergraduate medical education will best serve our students and our faculty as we continue to grow.”
Andrassy also expressed gratitude to the former vice dean of educational programs. “On behalf of McGovern Medical School, I also want to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Patricia Butler, who recently retired from the role of vice dean of Educational Programs following 31 years of service to our institution,” he said.