Michael Grossman, MD, MACP
Special Assistant to the Dean

Michael Grossman, MD, MACP

Brief Bio

Dr. Grossman is a graduate of Hahnemann University Medical School in Philadelphia, now Drexel University, and did his housestaff training at both Mt. Zion and the University of California San Francisco in Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology. After two years in the US Army, the last being served in Vietnam, Dr. Grossman returned to San Francisco and was in private practice. He was a clinical associate professor of medicine at UCSF, and his office was on the campus.

In 1982, Dr. Grossman came to Phoenix and became the director of ambulatory medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. He joined the clinical faculty of the University of Arizona in 1983. He also served in the capacity of associate and then program director for the Internal Medicine training program. In 1992, he became the vice president of Medical Affairs for St. Luke’s Health System, and later the Western Regional Medical Director for OrNda Health Care. In 1996, he transferred to the University of Arizona as a full time faculty member and directed the Arizona Medical Education Consortium for several years.

Dr. Grossman served as the associate dean for Graduate Medical Education for the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He also is a professor of Internal Medicine and a professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University. Dr. Grossman also serves as the vice president of Academic Affairs at Valleywise Health (formerly Maricopa Integrated health System).

Over his career, Dr. Grossman has assumed a number of positions within Arizona's health care system — former governor of Arizona for the ACP, was an active member of the Advisory and Institutional Appeals Committees, served nine years on the Conjoint Committee for CME under the CMSS and was the past president of the Association for Hospital Medical Education (AHME), to name a few. In 2003, he was inducted as a Master of the American College of Physicians. These many accomplishments have led Dr. Grossman to receive several prestigious awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Maricopa Health Foundation.