Elizabeth Sopdie

Operations & Program Development Director, Rural Physician Associate Program in the Medical School

Liz Sopdie, PhD, is the Operations & Program Development Director for the Rural and Metropolitan Physician Associate Program at the University of Minnesota Medical School. She received her doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development from the UMN College of Education and Human Development where her research focused on international service-learning in medical education. Her education and experience blends the practitioner and scholarly fields of organization development, evaluation, curriculum design and adult education, health professions education, and institutionalization of transformative change efforts in higher education.

Prior to joining RPAP/MetroPAP, Liz served as the Program Manager for the Center for Integrative Leadership and the Curriculum Coordinator in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota. 

Course(s) taught

GCC 3032/5032

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