Chief of Staff and Chief Education Officer
Dr. Brigham is the Chief of Staff and Chief Education Officer at the ACGME. Dr. Brigham’s responsibilities as head of the Department of Education include the ACGME Annual Educational Conference and the development of new educational programs for the ACGME and the graduate medical education community.
Prior to joining the ACGME in 2008, Dr. Brigham served since 1989 in several capacities at Jefferson Medical College, including as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education and, most recently, as Senior Associate Dean for Organizational Development and Chief of Staff and Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Brigham has been involved in physician faculty development, resident education, and chief resident and program director development. He is widely sought after as a teacher, speaker, group facilitator, and consultant in a variety of areas, including resident stress and well-being; chief resident, program director, and chairperson leadership development; medical student, resident, and faculty teaching development; and group and team organizational development.
Dr. Brigham holds a PhD in psychological studies in education from Temple University, a Master’s degree in counseling and human relations from Villanova University, and a Master’s of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary.