Robert J. McAuley, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness and Technology
Assistant Professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies 

Robert McAuley

Dr. McAuley joined the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in 2009 to manage instructional technology and student information systems. He has been a key participant in the development of the LCME database and coordinated the School’s Institutional Self Study Committee during the preliminary and provisional accreditation processes of the OUWB School of Medicine. His specialties include instructional technology and medical student information systems.

Dr. McAuley was Chief Information Officer at the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago between 1999 and 2009, where he oversaw student information systems, instructional technology, student ePortfolios, and HIPAA compliance. He was a faculty fellow in the Honors College where he advised undergraduates preparing to enter medical school. He was adjunct assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago between 1997 and 2012. He is active nationally in educational and information technology programming for both the Association of American Medical Colleges and the International Association of Medical Science Educators. He has co-authored medical education videos that are available nationally through medical education websites.

Contact Information:

Office: 216 O’Dowd Hall
Phone: 248-370-2767


Information technology, instructional technology, medical education, HIPAA compliance, accreditation, policy


Ph.D., Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

M.Ed., Instructional Leadership, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

B.A., History, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Research Interests:

Medical cognition