Dr. Olusegun (Segun) Oyedele is the new Southern Medical Program (SMP) Course Director, Foundations of Medicine (FMED). Dr. Oyedele serves as Anatomy Instructor for the SMP and is recognized as an exceptional educator for first and second year students in gross anatomy, histology, and neuroanatomy. He holds numerous educational leadership positions, including Faculty Development Lead for new FMED Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutors, member of the SMP Curriculum Transition Team, and member of the Faculty of Medicine Portfolio Development Working Group.
Prior to his work with the SMP, Dr. Oyedele was a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Centre for Health Science Education in Johannesburg, South Africa. For over 15 years, he taught basic and clinical human anatomy at the university level in South Africa and Nigeria garnering significant experience with course coordination, student evaluation, and faculty development programs.
Dr. Oyedele will transition into his new role, effective March 1, 2015. In addition to his instructional duties, he will be responsible for the planning and organization of the FMED course within the SMP in its current state and evolution as part of the curriculum renewal process.