Associate Professor / Assistant Dean of Admissions
Joel Maurer, MD is the Assistant Dean for Admissions at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine and an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology at Grinnell College and his medical education from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed two residencies: the first in Family Medicine at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT and the second in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has experience in clinical medical education, having previously served as the Clerkship Director for OB/GYN at the Lansing Campus and as the Lead Clerkship Director for the multi-campus department. He also has 11 years’ experience in medical school admissions, having served and co-chaired the committee on admissions for a combination of 5 years and now with his current position as Assistant Dean for Admissions for over 7 years. He is also a Faculty Fellow in the Shared Discovery Curriculum. He is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.