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Arno Kumagai

Arno Kumagai

Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
F.M. Hill Chair in Humanism Education, Women’s College Hospital

Arno Kumagai received his B.A. in Comparative Literature from U.C. Berkeley and his M.D. from UCLA School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training and postdoctoral research fellowships at UCLA and in Tokyo, Japan. Arno was on faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School from 1996 to 2016 and joined the University of Toronto’s Department of Medicine as Vice Chair for Education in April 2016. Arno is also on staff at Women’s College Hospital, where he has a clinical practice focused on working with individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Arno is internationally recognized in medical education and has published and lectured extensively on the use of narratives in medical education, medical humanities, transformative learning, dialogical teaching, and teaching for equity and social justice. He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards in teaching, humanism, educational innovation, and diversity. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Academic Medicine.

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