Welcome to Office of Educational Development

OED Mission

The Office of Educational Development supports the School of Medicine's educational mission by

  • Designing and providing faculty development to improve teaching and learning
  • Supporting curriculum development aimed at effective teaching and learning
  • Providing expertise to support effective learner assessment
  • Designing and providing curriculum and educational program evaluations to promote continually-improving teaching and learning
  • Conducting and collaborating on educational research grounded in sound theory and current practice
  • Collaborating with faculty colleagues to advance the scholarship of education

OED Staff Directory


Ann Frye, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Educational Development
Professor of Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Education


Era Buck, Ph.D.
Senior Medical Educator
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Oma Morey, Ph.D.
Senior Medical Educator
Assistant Professor of Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging

I. Gail Muscarello
Senior Secretary

Anne Rudnicki, Ed.D.
Senior Medical Educator
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Ni Zhang, M.S.


Bill Boudreaux, Ed.D, RN
Medical Educator-Clinical Simulation
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Karen Szauter, M.D.
Medical Director, Standardized Patient Program
Professor of Department of Internal Medicine

Office of Educational Development Organizational Chart