Dr. Franklin Medio, PhD
President, Consulting Services for the Health Professions
Franklin J. Medio, Ph.D. is a professional educator with a solo, private consulting practice. He is a former Associate Dean for GME and ACGME DIO at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where he managed the education and training of 500 residents (annually) in 52 GME programs. He also held the rank of Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine. Prior to MUSC, Dr. Medio held administrative positions and faculty appointments at WVU School of Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Rowan (formerly UMDNJ) School of Osteopathic Medicine and Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. Since 1985, he has been a certified Educator in the ACS Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) program. In 2016, he was appointed as a Public Member Commissioner to the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). He has served as a GME Expert Witness in three resident lawsuits and a defendant in two resident lawsuits.
During the past 42 years in medical education, Dr. Medio has presented invited lectures and workshops at numerous national and regional medical education conferences, including ACGME, AAMC, AHME, AODME, and SMA. He has conducted over 900 faculty development workshops for residency program directors, student clerkship directors, faculty, and program coordinators at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools and their affiliated teaching hospitals and community hospitals throughout the US, including Puerto Rico.
Dr. Medio earned his MS degree (1977) and PhD degree (1980) in psychology, with a specialization in educational psychology, from West Virginia University and his BS degree (1976) in psychology from Georgetown University.