Dr. Vikas Majithia has been appointed Vice Chair of Faculty Development for the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Majithia completed his medical school at Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science in India, residency training at the St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, and a fellowship in rheumatology at UMMC. He is board-certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine by the ABIM. He is the principal investigator on several clinical trials and longitudinal studies, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and multiple book chapters.

Dr. Majithia has received many honors and accolades for his teaching and service including induction into Norman C. Nelson Order of Teaching Excellence. He chairs the department of medicine’s Promotion & Tenure committee. He currently serves/has served on multiple extra-mural committees, which include those for the American College of Rheumatology, American College of Physicians, and American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Majithia will continue in his other role as the Division Director for the Division of Rheumatology.

Congratulations Dr. Majithia!

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