Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Professional Development, and Diversity

About Megan

Megan M. Palmer PhD, is the senior associate dean for Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine Faculty Affairs, Professional Development, and Diversity. Dr. Palmer is also vice chair of academic affairs and associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the IU School of Medicine. Further, Megan is an associate professor of higher education in the IU School of Education. In her associate dean position, Megan supports faculty in teaching, promotion and tenure, orientation, work–life integration, and other aspects of faculty life. Her research focuses on college teaching, medical education, faculty development, and the experience of faculty. Megan teaches a wide range of courses including, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, College Teaching and Learning, and Introduction to College and University Administration. She holds a PhD from Indiana University, MS from Colorado State University, and BA from University of St. Thomas (MN).