Dr. Jo Linder is the Director of Student Affairs in Maine Medical Center’s Department of Medical Education. She has been an Attending Physician in the Maine Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine since 2000 and Director of the Division of Community & Preventive Medicine since 2008. Dr. Linder serves on the MMC.Tufts Curriculum Committee and will join the Steering Committee this fall.
Dr. Linder sits on two American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) committees and is an ABMS Delegate for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She served on two Review Committees for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and as a Specialist Site Surveyor for Emergency Medicine. Dr. Linder has been active in professional associations in Minnesota, California and Maine. She is currently the President of the Maine Medical Association. She serves on the MMA Executive Committee, Public Health and Annual Meeting Program Committees. She represents the American College of Emergency Medicine at the American Medical Association House of Delegates. Her publications and presentations include topics in emergency medicine, geriatrics, and public health emergency preparedness.
Prior to coming to Maine, Dr. Linder held medical staff positions in Emergency Medicine in California while serving in various leadership roles including: Associate Dean of Administrative Affairs at the Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science in Los Angeles; Associate Director of the Center for Occupational Health at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena; and Assistant Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University Medical Center of Fresno.
Dr. Linder earned BS and MD degrees from the University of Iowa, and completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco – Fresno campus. She is Board certified in Emergency Medicine. Her academic appointment: Associate Professor Tufts University School of Medicine in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Public Health & Community Medicine. She also holds a teaching appointment in the Masters of Medical Education Leadership program at the University of New England. She lives in Falmouth, ME.