Dr. Maureen Lyons joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an Assistant Professor in January, 2020.
Dr. Lyons is a general internist and a medical educator with expertise in curriculum development, leadership training, and ambulatory medical education topics. She earned her M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where she also completed Residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine. During her Chief Residency, she completed the University of Chicago’s competitive Medical Education Research, Innovation, Teaching, and Scholarship (MERITS) fellowship with a capstone project that involved developing and implementing an ambulatory mental health curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents.
In 2016, she was recruited to Saint Louis University, where she served as Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and Clerkship Director of School of Medicine’s Ambulatory Internal Medicine Clerkship. In these roles, she developed a series of outpatient-focused didactics for residents, revamped the residency’s feedback and evaluation system, and restructured the Ambulatory Clerkship to focus on continuity with preceptors and patients to optimize the student experience in ambulatory medicine.
Dr. Lyons has clinical expertise in preventive care, management of chronic medical conditions, and mental health. She sees patients at Washington University Complete Care and precepts residents at the Center for Outpatient Health.
Dr. Lyons is an active member of multiple academic societies, including the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM). During her time at St. Louis University, she served as the AAIM Ambassador. She is the immediate past Membership Chair for the Midwest Region of the Society of General Internal Medicine, and served on the Midwest SGIM leadership board for seven consecutive years. Additionally, she is Associate Editor for the Leadership Forum, a quarterly publication of the Association of Chiefs and Leaders of General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM).