Office of Medical Education
Research and Development
College of Human Medicine

Office of Medical Education
Research and Development
College of Human Medicine

Biographical Information and Recent Accomplishments

 

William A. AndersonWilliam A. Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor
East Fee Hall
965 Fee Road Rm A214
East Lansing, MI 48824-1316

Phone: 517-353-9656 x230
E-Mail: ander113@msu.edu
FAX: 517-353-3146


A. Education

University of Nebraska B.S. 1969 Education

Michigan State University M.A. 1973 Communication

Michigan State University Ph.D. 1976 Education

B. Expertise and Research Interests

Faculty and Career Development, Builiding Research Capacity

C. Recent Funding

Principal Investigator, Grant Program for Faculty Development in Primary Care,
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Public Health Service.
$1,733,483 (2003-2005).

Project Faculty, Training Program in Perinatal Epidemiology, National Institute of
Child Health and Human Development.
$1,551,877 (2005-2010)

D. Recent Publications and Presentations

1. Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wilkerson, L. and Anderson WA. "Hiliard Jason, MD, EdD: A Medical Student Turned Educator.' Advances in Health Sciences Education, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2004.

Anderson WA, and Harris IB. "Arthur S. Elstein, Ph.D.: Skeptic, Scholar, Teacher and Mentor." Advances in Health Sciences Education, Vol. 8, No. 10, 2003.

2. Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Anderson WA, Wadland WC, Foltz M and F Giblin. College-Wide Mentoring Programs, Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA-AAMC) annual meeting, San Diego, CA, January 27, 2007.

Wadland WC, Anderson WA, Foltz M, and D Mulder. Addressing the Need for Simple Systems for Capturing Faculty Activity. Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA-AAMC) annual meeting, San Diego, CA, January 29, 2007.

Anderson WA, and M Hitchcock. Top Ten Reasons to Change a Curriculum When You Don't Have To. Innovations in Medical Education Conference, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 2007.

Anderson WA, Grayson M, and Newton DA. Stop Procrastinating Scholarly Activity. Society of General Internal Medicine annual meeting, Toronto Ontario, Canada, April 28, 2007.

Newton DA, Anderson WA, and M Grayson. Stop Procrastinating Scholarly Activity. Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, Toronto Ontario, Canada, May 7, 2007.

Anderson M., Carravallah L, and Anderson W. "Satisfying System Based Competency: A Realistic Approach to Curriculum Development." Association of Peidatric Program Directors and Medicine/Pediatrics Program Directors annual meeting, Washington, D.C., May 13, 2005.

Anderson W, Grayson M, and Newton D. "Surviving Academic Chaos". Society of General Internal Medicine annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 12, 2005.

Anderson W, Bland C, and Henry R. "Building Research Capacity at the Unit Level." Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 3, 2005.

Anderson W. and Crownover B. "Getting Your Innovation Adopted." Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians annual meeting, Snowbird, UT, April 17, 2005.

Anderson W. and Hitchcock, M. "Lessons Learned from Quick-Starter Junior Faculty." Innovations in Medical Education annual meeting, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Pasadena, CA, March 6, 2005.

Anderson, WA. “Developing Local Faculty Development Programs” Innovations in Medical Education Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 2004.

Shaikh U. and Anderson WA. “Mentoring the Mentors” Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP), Panama City, FL, March 6, 2004.

Anderson WA, and Crownover B. “Skills for Successfully Implementing Educational Innovations” Central Group on Educational Affairs (AAMC), Omaha, NE, March 19, 2004.

Mavis B. Keefe C, Reznich C, Zoeller E, Mullan P, Henry R, Anderson W, and Sleight D. “ A Summer Research Training Program for Medical Students on Healthcare Disparity and Cultural Diversity”. (poster) Central Group on Educational Affairs (AAMC), Omaha, NE, March 18, 2004.

Anderson WA, Newton DR, Grayson MS, and Zoeller EL. “Why Do Faculty Development Fellows Leave Academic Medicine?” (poster) Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 3, 2004.

Anderson WA, Arndt JE, Henry RC, and Mygdal WK. “Short-Term Fellowship Programs: Adapting to the Needs of Family Medicine Faculty” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Toronto, Ontario CA, May 14, 2004.

Anderson WA, Herbert-Carter JA, and Newton DA. “Creating a Supportive Academic Environment”. Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL, May 15, 2004.

Anderson W, Grayson M, and Newton D. “Why Do Faculty Leave Academic Medicine?” Society of General Internal Medicine annual meeting, Vancouver, BC, 2003.

Yawn B, Lanier D, Johnson M, and Anderson W. “Understanding Federal Funding Opportunities and the Grant Review Process.” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2003.

Anderson WA, “Successfully Implementing an Innovation” Innovation in Medical Education Conference, University of Southern California Division of Medical Education, Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 2003

Newton D, Anderson W, and Grayson M. “Developing and Documenting Scholarship for Junior Clinician-Educators.” Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2002.

Anderson W, Harris I, and Simpson D. “Learning from the Legends” (plenary session), Central Group on Educational Affairs (AAMC) regional meeting, Chicago, IL, 2002.

Montiero F, Bland C, Anderson W, Whiting E, and Simpson D. “They Came Before Us: Pioneer Education Professionals in Medical Education.” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002.

E. Honors and Awards

"Excellence in Educatioan Award", Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, May 14, 2004.

F. Service to Professional Organizations

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Faculty Development Task Force.
Society of General Internal Medicine, Fellowship Task Force.
Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Group on Faculty Development.
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research: Health Care Research and Training Study Section
Health Resources and Services Administration (BHPr), Grant Program for Faculty Development in Primary Care, study section member.

G. Memberships

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Society of General Internal Medicine
Ambulatory Pediatrics Association
Central Group on Educational Affairs
Association of American Medical Colleges
Generalists in Medical Education

H. Professional Consultations

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Educational Scholars Program, national consultant.
University of Southern Californa, Master's Degree Program in Medical Education, faculty member.
State University of New York, Stonybrook, curriculum development consultant.
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, curriculum consultant.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds.
Association of American Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, research planning consultant.

General Internal Medicine Generalist Educational Leadership Project, National Advisory Board. National faculty development contract from Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded to Association of Professors of Medicine.

Faculty Futures Initiative, National Advisory Board member. National faculty development contract from Health Resources and Services Administration awarded to Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.