Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Medical Education and Professor of Family Medicine
Dr. Victoria Kaprielian is Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Medical Education at the Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine. She serves as founding Course Director for Clinical Skills, the longitudinal course teaching patient-centered interviewing and physical diagnosis. Dr. Kaprielian received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Brown University, and MD from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. She completed residency in the Duke-Watts Family Medicine Residency Program, followed by a Clinician-Teacher Fellowship at UCLA.
Before joining CUSOM in 2013, she spent 23 years on the faculty of Duke University, where she served in multiple roles including Director of Predoctoral Education in Family Medicine, Director of Faculty Development, Director of Quality and Safety, and Vice Chair for Education in Community and Family Medicine. She has worked extensively in multiple levels of medical education, designed and implemented multiple innovative courses for the School of Medicine, and played a prominent role in redesign of the Duke Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Kaprielian is well versed in education in several health professions. She has served as Interim Chief of the Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and is 2015 Chair of the Board of the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. She played a leading role in developing Duke’s first interprofessional courses for health professions students. Dr. Kaprielian completed a Fellowship with the American Council on Education in 2009-10, focusing her study on interprofessional education in Canada and the US.