Dr. Alicia Wiczulis Recognized with Prestigious William N.P. Herbert, MD, Promising Educator Award

Alicia Wiczulis, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and assistant dean for Student Affairs at Albany Medical College, has been recognized by the Association of Professors of Gynecology (APGO) with the prestigious William N.P. Herbert, MD, Promising Educator Award.

The award is based on participation in APGO meetings and activities, publications and other medical educational presentations, contributions to medical education and potential as a future leader in women’s health care education.

In addition to advising students as assistant dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Wiczulis directs the Human Reproductive Biology Theme for the second-year medical students. Her interests include family planning, adolescent gynecology, abnormal uterine bleeding, and general obstetrics. She is passionate about teaching, with an emphasis on compassion, public health, and patient advocacy. Dr. Wiczulis graduated from Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia and completed her residency training at Tulane University in New Orleans.

The APGO represents academic obstetrician-gynecologists in the United States and Canada. It offers contemporary, applicable teaching tools for physician-educators, and learning mechanisms for faculty, students and residents, with the ultimate goal of providing optimum health care to women.