Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP

  • Deputy Dean, Education
  • Professor of Medicine

Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP completed medical school and residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  Dr. Moynahan also completed a Chief Residency in 1997 after which he joined the Department of Medicine as faculty.  Since his residency in Internal Medicine, he has devoted his academic career to medical education while continuing to maintain an active clinical practice.  He was Associate Chief and then Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine until becoming Director of the Societies Program, the COM’s learning communities program for professional identity formation and clinical skills, in 2006.  After serving as Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, he was appointed Deputy Dean for Education at the UA College of Medicine in 2009.  In this position, Dr. Moynahan oversees the COM’s undergraduate and graduate medical education programs as well as student affairs and admissions. Selected as a Dean’s Teaching Scholar in 1999, he was awarded the Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year award in 2000, 2001 and 2002. Subsequently, he was awarded the Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year Lifetime Award.  Dr. Moynahan was chair of the AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs from 2013 – 2015 and now serves as Past Chair. Currently, he is the Immediate Past-Chair of the Learning Communities Institute.  Dr. Moynahan’s research interests are in medical education and learning communities within medical education.

Research Interests: 

Medical Education and learning communities within medical education

Degrees
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1993
Honors and Awards
  • Dean's Teaching Scholar: 1999
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: 1996-1997
  • Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year: 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Clinical Sciences Educator of Year Lifetime Award
  • Research Committee Co-Chair, Learning Communities Institute
  • Voted "Best Doctors in America": 2007-2017
  • Research Committee Co-Chair, Learning Communities Institute
  • Chair, Learning Communities Institute: 2012-2016
  • Member, AAMC GEA National Steering Committee
  • Chair, AAMC Western Group on Medical Education: 2013-2015
  • Inducted, Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • The Leonard Tow 2011 Humanism in Medicine Award
  • American College of Physicians Arizona Chapter Educator of the Year Award: 2011
  • Association of American Medical Colleges Recognition for Service as Chair for the Western Group of Educational Affairs (WGEA): 2013
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General