Grace C. Huang, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Grace C. Huang, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, was named Dean for Faculty Affairs effective July 1, 2021. In directing the Office of Faculty Affairs, she is responsible for the strategic leadership, oversight, planning and implementation for Faculty of Medicine, including the recruitment, retention, academic promotion processes, and career advancement of our faculty through professional development programming, resources, and celebration of their accomplishments.
Huang is a hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess and nationally recognized educator with expertise in faculty development and educational scholarship. She was previously vice chair for Career Development and Mentorship in the Department of Medicine, and director of Academic Careers and Faculty Development, both at Beth Israel Deaconess. She also directs the Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education, a yearlong intensive program founded in 1996 that has been responsible for training educational leaders across HMS. Her two decades of scholarship in medical education have led to contributions across the continuum of physician training.
She is the recipient of many teaching awards, including the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Society of Hospital Medicine, and in 2021 received the Clifford A. Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award at HMS.
Huang also served for nine years as associate editor of NEJM Journal Watch and was on the editorial board of Simulation in Healthcare for 14 years. She serves as editor-in-chief of MedEdPORTAL, a journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. As a leading authority on educational scholarship, she gives presentations nationally and internationally on publishing and developing academic writing skills. She is an editorial board member of Academic Medicine.
She graduated from Stanford University with degrees in English and Biological Sciences and her MD from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess. She has completed a Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education, an HMS Academy Fellowship, and the Picker Fellowship in Evidence-Based Medicine.