Raymond Curry, MD, FACP, FACH
Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
University of Illinois College of Medicine
1853 W Polk Street (MC 784)
Raymond H. Curry, MD, FACP, FACH is Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As chief academic officer for one of the nation’s largest medical schools, he oversees educational programs across the school’s four campuses in Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, and Urbana.
A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Curry is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed internal medicine residency at Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center in 1985, and then joined the Northwestern faculty. From 1998-2014 he served as vice dean for education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Curry is a charter member of AACH, having first joined as a member of the Task Force on Doctor and Patient of the Society of General Internal Medicine in 1986. He served on the Research Committee from 1998-2000, and as host and planning committee member for regional faculty development courses, the annual research forum, and the 2005 and 2011 International Conferences on Communication in Healthcare. He is also active in the Society of General Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians, and has been a regular accreditation site reviewer for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education for over twenty years. Locally, he serves on two non-profit organization boards, for the Provident Foundation and the Chicago Area Albert Schweitzer Fellowships.
Dr. Curry is married to Dr. Kristi Kirschner, a physician at the Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital and Chief Medical Officer for the Community Care Alliance of Illinois. They live with their two sons in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South side of Chicago.