Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
Jose Franco_Academic Profile

Jose Franco, MD

Director, Cross Pillar, Kern Institute


  • Kern Institute
    8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Suite M1990
    Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Academic Appointments/Other Titles

  • Associate Dean of Educational Improvement
  • STAR Center Director
  • Professor, Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and Pediatrics

Dr. Franco manages the Institute’s event planning program, selecting and hosting speakers from all over the world through the Kern Institute Grand Rounds, as well as local presentations through Kern Connection Cafes and Journal Clubs. Dr. Franco is also leading the effort to convene a Well-Being Summit, bringing together thought leadership from throughout the health system to share best practices and move forward in promoting well-being as a collaborative effort.

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