Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP

Deputy Dean, Education
Professor of Medicine

Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP is Professor of Medicine and Deputy Dean for Education.  He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson in 1993.  He stayed at the College of Medicine – Tucson for his residency in Internal Medicine and was subsequently selected as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, which he completed in 1997.  Dr. Moynahan then joined the faculty at the College of Medicine – Tucson.  Since his residency in Internal Medicine, he has devoted his academic career to medical education while continuing to maintain an active clinical practice.  He was Associate Chief and then Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine until becoming Director of the Societies Program, the COM’s learning communities program for professional identity formation and clinical skills, in 2006.  After serving as Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, he was appointed Deputy Dean for Education at the UA College of Medicine in 2009.  In this position, Dr. Moynahan oversees the COM’s undergraduate and graduate medical education programs as well as student affairs and admissions. Selected as a Dean’s Teaching Scholar in 1999, he was awarded the COM – T Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year award in 2000, 2001 and 2002. Subsequently, he was awarded the Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year Lifetime Award.  A Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), Dr. Moynahan has served for years on the Arizona ACP Governor’s Council.  In 2011, he was awarded the Arizona ACP Chapter Educator of the year, and in 2017 was presented the Arizona ACP Chapter Laureate Award.  Dr. Moynahan is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.  In 2011 he was awarded the Gold Humanism Society Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.  In 2018, he was named the UA College of Medicine Alumni of the Year.  Dr. Moynahan served as chair of the AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs from 2013 – 2015. A nationally recognized expert on medical learning communities, Dr.  Moynahan was Chair of the Learning Communities Institute from 2015 – 2016.  Dr. Moynahan’s active research interests are in medical education and learning communities within medical education.

Research Interests: 

Medical Education and learning communities within medical education

Degrees: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1993
Honors and Awards: 
Dean's Teaching Scholar: 1999
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: 1996-1997
Clinical Sciences Educator of the Year: 2000, 2001, 2002
Clinical Sciences Educator of Year Lifetime Award
Research Committee Co-Chair, Learning Communities Institute
Voted "Best Doctors in America": 2007-2017
Research Committee Co-Chair, Learning Communities Institute
Chair, Learning Communities Institute: 2012-2016
Member, AAMC GEA National Steering Committee
Chair, AAMC Western Group on Medical Education: 2013-2015
Inducted, Gold Humanism Honor Society
The Leonard Tow 2011 Humanism in Medicine Award
American College of Physicians Arizona Chapter Educator of the Year Award: 2011
Association of American Medical Colleges Recognition for Service as Chair for the Western Group of Educational Affairs (WGEA): 2013
American College of Physicians Arizona Chapter Laureate Award: 2017
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson Alumni of the Year: 2018
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General