Sponsored by the Ewald W. Busse Lectureship. Dr. Alison S. Clay is the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Duke University School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of General Surgery & Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center. She is American Board of Internal Medicine certified, with subspecialty certification in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. She is a Fellow of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and of the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Clay is the former Chair for Section of Medical Education (>1400 members) in the American Thoracic Society.
Dr. Clay is heavily involved with medical school teaching, including Instructor in Clinical Skills Foundation (CSF), Clinical Skills Course (CSC), CAPSTONE and is the Associate Course Director for the Acute Care Curriculum. She is also involved with course development for Duke University Health Systems with faculty committees including Curriculum Committee, 4th Year Subcommittee, TEAMSSTEPS Master Faculty - Center for Excellence in Team Training, Duke AHEAD Steering Committee, Chair of the Communications Subcommittee and Curriculum Advisory Group. Her participation in academic and administrative activities of the University and Medical Center include Curriculum Reform Initiative and Committee for Early Meaningful Clinical Experience.