Dean and CEO, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

John L. Dalrymple, MD, joined the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine as Dean and CEO in July 2024. Previously, he held the prestigious position of Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School (HMS) as well as Executive Vice Chair and Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He also served as the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education for HMS, overseeing the Office of Medical Education (OME), reflecting his leadership and dedication in shaping the medical education landscape. An accomplished physician, educator, and women’s health expert, Dr. John Dalrymple has a wealth of academic leadership and teaching experience, respected expertise as a practicing physician, a proven record of delivering quality medical education, and a commitment to advancing equitable healthcare. Throughout his career, Dr. Dalrymple has served in a variety of academic and educational leadership roles, including clerkship and course director, vice chair for education, director of curriculum affairs, director of clinical skills education, and division director. On a national level, he has chaired the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Undergraduate Medical Education Committee and is now serving as APGO President. Dr. Dalrymple has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards throughout his career.

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