Stacey McCorison is responsible for the administration and oversight of all operational aspects for the eleven undergraduate medical education departments. This includes budget formation, human resources functions, direct oversight of financial aid, registrar and medical education IT areas, and space management.
McCorison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Anna Maria College and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. Prior to joining the School of Medicine as director of Financial Aid in 1996, she was the senior associate director of Undergraduate Financial Aid at Duke. She became registrar of the medical school in 2000. In 2004, she was named assistant dean and associate dean in 2006.
McCorison has held various offices on National Association of Student Financial Assistance (NASFAA) committees to include Research, Need Analysis, Access and Choice, Graduate and Professional Student Issues, and the Editorial Board for the Student Aid Transcript. She served as the track chair for Financial Aid for the national PeopleSoft Higher Education Industry User Group 2000 and 2001 conferences and was a member of the PeopleSoft Financial Aid Product Advisory Group. She participated in advisory roles for two major loan programs: Sallie Mae’s MEDLOANS Technical Advisory Committee and the Access Group Advisory Board. She currently serves as the southern representative for American Association of Medical College’s Committee on Student Financial Assistance (COSFA) having served as its chair from 2003 to 2006. Her involvement with AAMC’s Holistic Admissions helped promote a new paradigm in medical school admissions. She also served as Chair of the Southern Group on Student Affairs. A frequent presenter at national professional meetings, her expertise has broadened to include not only financial aid management, registrarial issues but medical education financing models as well.