Michael Barone, MD, MPH
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 07/19/2022

Name:  Michael Barone MD, MPH

Michael is the Vice President for Competency-Based Assessment at NBME. From 2017-2021, Michael was NBME’s Vice President for Licensure Programs (USMLE) – during which time he served as NBME’s lead on the USMLE Step 1 scoring discussions (InCUS) and a member of the Coalition for Physician Accountability’s UME-GME Review committee (UGRC).

Michael has since redirected his focus at NBME to collaboratively working on the challenges that face the broader assessment of competencies beyond medical knowledge.  At NBME, Michael gets to work with a team of terrific research scientists and medical educators who are interested in partnering across fields to advance solutions to the complex problems we all face today. 

He is a general pediatrician and medical educator, and a graduate of Northwestern University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene.  Michael completed his residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins.  He was full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1998-2017 and currently maintains a faculty affiliation at Johns Hopkins as Associate Professor of Pediatrics where he’s active monthly in various activities. In his role as a medical educator, Michael was Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Pediatrics for 17 years and core residency faculty.  He also served as Associate Dean for Faculty Educational Development and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Johns HopkinsMichael is a past president of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP). He is a current member at large of the ICBME Collaborators.


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