John Erickson, MD FACP has been one of the Associate Program Directors for the MMC Internal Medicine Residency Program for over 10 years, and a teaching attending for the inpatient medical service and resident clinic since 1990. He continues to practice general internal medicine with InterMed and his academic interests include bedside teaching, the use of simulation for communication, the development and optimization of evaluation systems and strategies to facilitate learning along the continuum of an individual’s career. Pivotal in the development of the Hospitalist Track, he developed and leads the Coaching Program as well as supervising the Morbidity and Mortality series for medical residents. As an Assistant Clinical Professor for the TUSM, he serves as a facilitator for the “Healer’s Art” course, has done community advising for first year students and continues to lead 3rd and 4th year sessions during their medicine core lecture series. He is immediate past Governor for the Maine Chapter of the ACP, which provided an incredible opportunity to meet and collaborate with internists across Maine and around the world.
Although a Baystater by birth, he aspires to be an adopted Mainer with roots firmly planted at Bowdoin, followed by an extended “away rotation” for medical school at George Washington University, residency at Strong Memorial Hospital and seven years of rural practice in upstate New York with the NHSC.
He and his wife, Jeri, have three adult children, live in Yarmouth and enjoy their grandson, travel, biking, photography, and sailing.