Meg G. Keeley, MD

Meg Keeley MD is Senior Associate Dean for Education, Harrison Distinguished Professor of Medical Education and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
As Senior Associate Dean she oversees all aspects of the education mission across the school. This includes responsibility for the UME program, combined degrees, a regional campus, the GME program, continuing professional education, international programs, biomedical sciences PhD degrees, public health science degree programs, simulation and clinical skills centers. She formed the Center for Excellence in Education to foster scholarly teaching, research and innovation. Prior to this role, Dr. Keeley served as a student affairs dean, post-clerkship curriculum director, division head and primary care clinic medical director.

Dr. Keeley’s research, scholarship and presentations focus on clinical skills education, professional identity formation, learning communities in health professions education, competency based medical education, entrustable professional activities and educational handovers. She holds a patent for an otoscopy task trainer that is commercially produced. She helped found the Learning Communities Institute and served as its national chair. Dr. Keeley has served on a number of National Board of Medical Examiners committees and is a member of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics and the Alliance for Clinical Education. She serves as faculty at the Harvard Macy Institute and completed The Executive Program at the Darden School of Business and the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Dr. Keeley completed her residency training at Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh and is a general pediatrician.