M. Brownell (Brownie) Anderson, M.Ed.
M. Brownell (Brownie) Anderson is Vice President, Medical Education, Global Initiatives at the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), USA. She works with NBME colleagues and medical schools and health professions organizations globally to foster NBME’s role as a global leader in medical education assessment delivery and research.
Ms. Anderson serves on the editorial boards of three peer-reviewed journals in medical education and edits the “Really Good Stuff” section of Medical Education. She has presented and taught in nearly 30 countries and has published widely. She was on the faculty of the Arabian Gulf University for six years.
Before joining NBME, Ms. Anderson spent 27 years at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) serving in a variety of roles in medical education. The “M. Brownell Anderson Award for Emerging Medical Educators” was created to honor Ms. Anderson’s commitment to medical education and the AAMC’s Group on Educational Affairs.
Ms. Anderson was on the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine for five years.
She received her degrees in Biology and Literature from Washington University and M.Ed. from the University of Illinois.