Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Gregory Cherr, MD, is senior associate dean for graduate medical education and professor of surgery. As dean and the school’s GME Designated Institutional Official, he oversees residency training in more than 70 programs sponsored by the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in affiliated hospitals throughout Western New York.
Cherr received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his general surgery and vascular surgery training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of leadership and development fellowships sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and workshops hosted by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Cherr is a core faculty member of the Jacobs Educator Excellence Program and a facilitator with the Harvard-Macy Health Educators program. Prior to this role, he served as the general surgery student clerkship director and the residency program director.
He also chairs the Advisory Counsel of the national Gold Humanism Honor Society and is a member of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Board.