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Dr. Aron Sousa
February 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Aron Sousa, MD, is interim dean at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Prior to his appointment as interim dean in August 2015, Dr. Sousa served as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Serving in that role since 2006, he was responsible for the educational programs of the college across the seven community campuses across the state. During that time he managed the doubling of the college’s class size, and converting its two-year, 60 student Grand Rapids campus into a four-year, 350 student campus. He also led the creation of a pair of new, two-year clinical campuses in Traverse City and Midland.
Dr. Sousa leads the college’s accreditation activity and regularly serves as a site team member for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. As the leader of the college’s $30 million expansion in Flint, Dr. Sousa was the PI on the C.S. Mott grants that led to the college establishing the CHM building and the creation of the Division of Public Health in Flint.
Dr. Sousa is a practicing general internist. He received his bachelor’s in chemistry from Indiana University and his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He then served as both a resident and chief resident in internal medicine at MSU and also participated in a Primary Care Fellowship at MSU.