Joel Maurer, MD

Joel  Maurer, MD
  • Assistant Dean of Admissions
  • Office of Admissions
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine


Dr. Maurer completed his medical education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, a family medicine residency at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT, and an obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics in Columbia, MO.   

Dr. Maurer is actively involved in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and is known for his advocacy for disadvantaged and marginalized students entering medicine.  He has served regionally as the Chair of the Central Region Group on Student Affairs Steering Committee and nationally as the Central Region Representative to the AAMC’s Committee on Admissions.  He has also made active contributions to the AAMC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on Admissions Tools and Resources and Ad Hoc Working Group on Social Justice and Advocacy in Admissions.  He regularly presents at national/regional meetings and pre-health conferences.  He has additional experience and interest in mentoring premedical applicants who identify within the LGBTQAI+ community. 


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