Nicole J Borges, PhD
Chair and Professor of Medical Education
Edward Tulloh Krumm Professor of Medical Education
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University
M.A., Agency Counseling, Indiana State University
B.A., Psychology, Boston University
Fellow in Clinical Health Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Intern in Clinical Psychology, Veteran's Administration Hospital, Danville, Illinois
66 College Street
Hanover NH 03755
Dr. Borges’ research interests include personality and medical specialty choice, physician career development, noncognitive factors contributing to student success, team-based learning, medical education, and health topics related to medical education.
Dr. Borges has worked in medical education since 1996 and has had a progressive administrative career at medical schools and academic health centers holding titles of Director of Medical Education Research, Assistant Dean of Medical Education Research and Evaluation, and Chief Education Officer, Research and Scholarship. Currently she is Chair, Department of Medical Education at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Edward Tulloh Krumm Professor of Medical Education. In addition to her administrative roles, she is an active medical education researcher. Dr. Borges’ research interests include personality and medical specialty choice, physician career development, noncognitive factors contributing to student success, team-based learning, medical education, and health topics related to medical education. She reviews for numerous journals and is the author/co-author of more than 85 peer-reviewed journal articles covering medical education, medical specialty choice, and career development.
Dr. Borges is past president for the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME) and served as Member-At-Large for AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) from 2011-2014. She served as Chair for Medical Education Scholarship, Research and Evaluation (MESRE) for the AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) from 2015-2017 and SGEA Chair from 2018-2019. Dr. Borges is a steering committee member of the AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program (MERC). In 2013, she was appointed to the AAMC Careers in Medicine Advisory Board. Dr. Borges also served as public member on the Council on Education for the American Veterinary Medical Association. In recognition of her work with faculty at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, she received the Faculty Mentor Award in 2009. She is the 2009 recipient of the Joan F. Giambalvo Memorial Scholarship Award sponsored by the American Medical Association Foundation and the American Medical Association Women Physicians Congress.
Dr. Borges is trained as a health psychologist. She is past chair for the Health Psychology Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association. Dr. Borges is a Fellow, Society of Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association.