Meet Our Team
Jonathan Amiel, MD
- Professor & Senior Associate Dean
Jonathan Amiel, M.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry and Senior Associate Dean for Innovation in Health Professions Education at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons. He is also an Attending Psychiatrist at NewYork Presbyterian and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Dr. Amiel obtained his bachelor's degree in biology from Yale University and his MD from Columbia. He is past chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Organization of Resident Representatives and Northeast Group on Educational Affairs leads its Core Entrustable Professional Activities pilot. He serves on the Advisory Committee for the Gold Humanism Honor Society and chairs its Membership Committee. He is also an assistant editor of Academic Medicine.
Dr. Amiel’s work focuses on competency-based education and its relationship to the development of health professionals' identities. In his work, he partners with educators across the medical school, medical center, university, and colleagues in national and international professional societies to advance the training of health professionals to optimally meet the evolving needs of the public. The overarching goal is to ensure that training is intentional, just, and aligned with public health needs - including developing our next generation of clinician scientists, educators, and advocates.
- Senior Executive Assistant