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John McConville, MD

John McConville, MD

2023 Senior Faculty Scholars

Dr. John McConville is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He earned his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and completed his medical degree at Penn State University. He then returned to the Midwest for internal medicine and Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship training at the University of Chicago.

During his fellowship and as a junior faculty member, Dr. McConville researched the role of airway smooth muscle in the pathogenesis of asthma and the interactions between obesity and asthma. Over the past 15 years, he has focused on clinical practice and medical education. He served as the program director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship program before becoming the Internal Medicine residency program director, a role he has held for the past decade.

As Vice Chair for Education, Dr. McConville is dedicated to advancing medical education and has a particular passion for teaching residents how to incorporate bedside ultrasound into their daily practice. He is actively involved in the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), where he has contributed to various committees aimed at improving transitions across the medical education continuum. Additionally, he co-leads the University Assembly of Internal Medicine program directors.

Dr. McConville’s commitment to medical education and his extensive experience in clinical practice and program leadership make him a valuable asset to the University of Chicago and the broader medical community.