Jorge Girotti is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Education and serves as Associate Dean and Director of Admissions and Special Curricular Programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine. As Director of Admissions, Dr. Girotti manages all admissions, and as Dean of Special Curricular Programs, he oversees the Baccalaureate/MD program as well as the Urban Medicine curriculum.
Dr. Girotti also directs the Hispanic Center of Excellence in Medicine (HCOE). His role is wide-ranging, from developing a competitive pool of Latino applicants for the college, to improving the hiring and retention of Latino faculty.
Girotti earned a doctorate in Educational Administration and Policy from UIC in 1990, and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance in 1983 from Northeastern Illinois University. His professional activities include: member of the Illinois State Board of Health; member of the Board of Governors, Institute of Medicine of Chicago; treasurer of the Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools, among others. He also serves on the National Hispanic Medical Association Board of Directors.