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Thomas J. Van Hoof, MD, EdD, CMQ, CCMEP

Associate Professor,
University of Connecticut School of Nursing

Thomas Van Hoof is an Associate Professor of the University of Connecticut Schools of Nursing and Medicine.

Dr. Van Hoof received his medical and psychiatric training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and he completed a fellowship in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School. Additionally, Dr. Van Hoof earned a Master's degree in education from the University of Connecticut and a Doctoral degree in educational administration from Columbia University.

He has worked at the interface of health professions education and quality improvement throughout his career. Dr. Van Hoof previously served as the Associate Dean of Continuing and Community Education at the School of Medicine and as the Director of Education of Connecticut’s Quality Improvement Organization, Qualidigm.

His research and teaching interests relate to the use of educational interventions to change clinician behavior and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Van Hoof has a special interest in the quality of primary care of vulnerable populations