Dr. Kevin Weiss
Chief Officer of the Department of Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environment Review at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Dr. Weiss is the Chief Officer of the Department of Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environment Review at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). He oversees Sponsoring Institutions (SI) and the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program, including serving as Co-Chair for the CLER Evaluation Committee (CEC). Dr. Weiss came to the ACGME from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), where from 2007 to 2012 he served as President and CEO. Under Dr. Weiss’ leadership, ABMS-International was established, with its first international collaboration in Singapore.
Dr. Weiss has devoted his medical career to issues of health care quality, equity and access to care, and enhancing training experiences for physicians and other providers in health care improvement. Since the 1990s, Dr. Weiss has conducted US and international epidemiological and health services research projects related to guideline implementation, chronic care management, outcomes measurement, quality improvement, and health care equity.
Dr. Weiss served as a member of the Board of Regents for the American College of Physicians, and as a member of the Board of Directors for both ABMS and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Dr. Weiss completed his clinical training in internal medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He has a Master’s degree in public health from the University of Illinois School of Public Health and a Master’s degree in health services administration from Harvard University School of Public Health. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship in epidemiology at the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics. Dr. Weiss is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). He also serves as a Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.