Academic Advisory Board
Charles Prober, MD
Charles Prober, MD
Alissa Craft, DO, MBARead Full Biography
Alissa Craft, DO, MBA
Dr. Craft is the Vice President of Accreditation at the American Osteopathic Association. In this role, she serves as Secretary for the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), the only accrediting agency for the 40+ training locations for doctors of osteopathic medicine in the United States. Prior to joining the AOA, Dr. Craft served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is currently Director of Curricular Outcome and Improvements at Western University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.
Robert Duvivier, MD, PhDRead Full Biography
Robert Duvivier, MD, PhD
Robbert Duvivier is a medical doctor with a background in international health professions education.Currently in postgraduate training to become a psychiatrist, he holds academic appointments at Maastricht University, the Netherlands and
Newcastle, Australia. Robbert holds an MD and PhD in medical education from Maastricht University, and he recently earned an MBA in higher education management at University College London. His research interests include equity in health professions education, workforce issues and career trajectories.
Stuart Flynn, MDRead Full Biography
Stuart Flynn, MD
After 20 years as a professor and director of the residency program at Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Flynn moved to Phoenix to become the founding dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. In 2016, Dr. Flynn joined Texas Christian University and The University of North Texas Health Sciences Center as founding Dean of the new medical school in Fort Worth. He has received numerous honors, including The Bohmfalk Teacher of the Year Award from Yale and The Averill A. Liebow Award for Excellence from Yale’s pathology residents.
David Sklar, MDRead Full Biography
David Sklar, MD
Dr. Sklar attended medical school at Stanford, and trained in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the University of New Mexico and University of California San Francisco. At the University of New Mexico, he has been a program director for the emergency medicine residency, Chair of the Emergency Department, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and most recently Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. He has authored or co-authored more than 150 articles on topics such as medical error, quality improvement, medical education, international health, and literature and medicine.
From a leadership standpoint, he has served as President of the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, President of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and Chair of the Board of Directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Most recently, he was Editor-in-Chief of Academic Medicine, the leading journal in medical education, sponsored by AAMC.