Mark C. Henderson, a leader in general internal medicine education and a highly regarded clinician-educator, has been named associate dean for admissions and outreach. Henderson is also a professor of internal medicine, and vice chair for education and director of the residency program in the Department of Internal Medicine.
Since joining UC Davis in 2000, Henderson has improved the quality of education and increased the diversity of resident physicians. He established the first internal medicine residency program in the nation that provides structured research time for residents in their first year. He also launched the Transforming Education and Community Health (TEACH) program with the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services that places five senior internal medicine resident physicians at the Sacramento Primary Care Clinic for a full year of training.