James Stoller appointed senior associate dean for academic affairs for Cleveland Clinic

James Stoller

Stanton Gerson, dean and senior vice president for medical affairs at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has appointed James Stoller senior associate dean for academic affairs for Cleveland Clinic.

In addition to his new position at the medical school, Stoller will continue to serve as chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Education Institute. As an associate medical school dean, Stoller will serve as the main liaison between Cleveland Clinic and the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in such areas as collaborative research, education and clinical clerkships for medical doctor and physician assistant students and residency training for education and research, among others.

“Dr. Stoller has exceptional experience in scholarship and education,” Gerson said. “His knowledge of Cleveland Clinic and its academic legacy, and his appreciation of the programs across CWRU and its schools, give him special long-range vision to work with me to optimize interactions that benefit the faculty of medicine.”  

Stoller oversees the 11 centers within Cleveland Clinic’s Education Institute, covering a range of educational communities, from Continuing Medical Education and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine to Scientific Publications and the Center for Educational Resources.

Stoller also holds the Jean Wall Bennett Professorship in Emphysema Research at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and is the Samson Global Leadership Academy Endowed Chair. He is also an adjunct professor of organizational behavior at Case Western Reserve’s Weatherhead School of Management.

Previously, Stoller was associate chief of staff and vice chairman of the Division of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic.

“I am absolutely delighted for the opportunity to work with Dean Gerson and colleagues at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to optimize our collaboration in service of medical education and research,” Stoller said. “We share a deep passion for medical education and generating new knowledge that will enhance the care of patients both today and tomorrow.”

Stoller graduated from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. He completed fellowships in pulmonary/critical care medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and the Yale University School of Medicine. He also completed a fellowship in critical care medicine/anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Stoller earned a master’s degree in organizational development and analysis from the Weatherhead School of Management and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale’s School of Medicine. He is a diplomate in internal medicine and pulmonary disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine and has authored more than 15 books, 72 chapters, 375 peer-reviewed reports and 119 abstracts.

For more information, contact Bill Lubinger at william.lubinger@casee.edu.