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Tom Hansen
Leader – Graduate Medical Education
Thomas Hansen, MD, is the Vice Chief Academic Officer, Clinical Training and Education.

In this role, Dr. Hansen provides oversight for Graduate Medical Education, Interprofessional Continuing Education and Simulation for the Enterprise. He currently also provides oversight for medical student and advanced practice clinician education in the Midwest as well as the Advocate Library – Midwest.

Dr. Hansen is a Family Physician by training. Prior to coming to Advocate Health, Dr. Hansen was the Program Director for the Family Medicine Residency Program at Creighton University, followed by being the Associate Dean for Medical Education at Creighton University. In 2013 Dr. Hansen joined Advocate Health Care as the Chief Academic Officer and Designated Institutional Official (DIO). Following the merger with Aurora Health Care in 2018, Dr. Hansen served as the Chief Academic Officer for Advocate Aurora Health while remaining with the DIO for the Advocate programs in Illinois.

Dr. Hansen received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. Louis University and his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Creighton University. He also earned a Master of Divinity from Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge Massachusetts, a Master of Business Administration from Creighton University, and a Master of Science, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, from Northwestern University.

Dr. Hansen is a former board member for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and former member of the Clinical Leadership Committee for the American Hospital Association.