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James Record, MD, JD, FACP

Dean, Chicago Medical School

James M. Record, MD, JD, FACP was named the Dean of Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University in April 2016.  As Dean he oversees all operations of the medical school and leads the administration in developing and executing the school’s strategic priorities. With oversight of the curriculum, he works to strengthen the clinical, educational, and research missions through collaboration with affiliates and the Rosalind Franklin University community. Joining the University as Vice Dean and Chair of Medical Education, Innovation and Humanities in 2015, he had previously served as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in New Jersey and Associate Dean for New York Medical College.  

Dean Record earned a BA in Biochemistry and Sociology from Bowdoin College, an MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and a JD from Rutgers University Law School. After medical school, he completed his internal medicine residency at Brown University School of Medicine/Rhode Island Hospital, later moving to the New York area as a faculty and holding a number of academic positions, including Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency for Mount Sinai (Icahn) School of Medicine and New York Medical College. 

Dr. Record is board-certified in Internal Medicine, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has received a number of academic awards, including NYMC Outstanding Role Model Award and multiple Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring awards.