Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

John Spandorfer, MD

John Spandorfer, MD

Roger Daniels Associate Dean for Professionalism in Medicine

Department of Medicine
John.Spandorfer@jefferson.edu

Dr. John Spandorfer is the Roger Daniels Associate Dean for Professionalism in Medicine and Professor of Medicine. At Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Dr. Spandorfer has a busy internal medicine practice and has oversight of professionalism activities for the medical school. He is the lead co-editor for the text, Professionalism in Medicine, A Case-based Guide for Medical Students (Cambridge University Press 2010), and editor of multiple publications related to professionalism. These publications have included the promotion of professionalism through medical student peer assessments, the use of new tools to evaluate attitudes about interprofessional collaboration among health care workers, and several papers related to understanding and promoting empathy among medical students. Dr. Spandorfer is also a co-editor of the newly formed ProfessionalFormation.org, an online resource for education and research of professionalism for trainees in health care.