Dr. Hershey Bell was named the founding Dean for the College of Medicine at Methodist University on May 18, 2023.
Bell’s primary areas of teaching include epidemiology, biostatistics, and empathy in clinical practice. His research is focused on competency-based education, the doctor-patient relationship and social accountability in medical education.
Bell – who received his M.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, completed residency education at both the University of Toronto and Duke University, and received the Master of Science in Medical Education from LECOM –currently serves as vice president and chief academic officer at Cape Fear Valley Health. He has authored over 30 papers and given numerous national presentations.
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