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William Agbor-Baiyee, PhD

Associate Professor & Assistant Dean for Educational Research and Student Learning

Dr. William Agbor-Baiyee holds a PhD in Higher Education, an MPA in Management and an MS in Education from Indiana University as well as a BS (Honors) in Cellular and Molecular Biology with a minor in chemistry from Ball State University. 

Dr. Agbor-Baiyee serves as the Chicago Medical School House Headmaster and directs the CMS House and Learning Community Program, whose mission is to enhance the learning environment and success of medical students through curricular and co-curricular learning and engagement with faculty. He is the Course Director for Clinical Reflections, a course series for first, second, third and fourth year medical students. He is adept at advising learners to achieve their objectives in academia. He serves on relevant institutional committees.  He oversees the Medical Education Research Scholars Program to strengthen faculty scholarly productivity in medical education. He has expertise in problem based learning, teaching and program development. 

Dr. Agbor-Baiyee's academic interests focus on understanding the problems inherent in the educational process and learner development. Through a better understanding of these problems, he hopes to not only learn more about how individuals thrive in academic environments, but also to enhance his capacity to facilitate the success of learners. He also has an academic interest in learning communities, mentoring, reflection, reflective practice, and professional identity formation.

Dr. Agbor-Baiyee was Education Manager at Case Western Reserve University. He served in different roles as a faculty member and administrator at Indiana University such as Program Director of the Master of Science in Medical Science Program and Director for Special Programs in the Office of Medical Student Affairs. 

Dr. Agbor-Baiyee has been a recipient of multiple awards for his academic and professional contributions. He is involved with various professional and civic organizations. 

Dr. Agbor-Baiyee enjoys spending time with family and writing poetry.