Education and its Assessment, Psychosocial Research
Jane Rosenthal joined KGI in 2014 as the Assistant Dean for the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences. In this role, she is responsible for assessment and student retention and leads several initiatives related to active learning, faculty development, and accreditation. She was promoted to Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in March 2021.
Prior to joining KGI, Rosenthal was a faculty member at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, where she led the school’s student retention and development programs, as well as several faculty development and residency teaching initiatives.
Rosenthal held previous positions as the Director of Academic Advising at New York University and Instructor at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University in Philadelphia. Her research focuses on student development and retention, particularly in the health sciences and applied life sciences.
Rosenthal earned her BA in Linguistics at the University of California at Santa Cruz, her MEd at the University of Pennsylvania, and her EdD in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California.
Bughi, S, Lie, DA, Zia, S and Rosenthal. J. (2017) Using a Personality Inventory to Identify Risk of Distress and Burnout among Early Stage Medical Students, Education for Health, (30)2;26-30. Available at http://www.educationforhealth.net/article.asp?issn=1357-6283;year=2017;volume=30;issue=1;spage=26;epage=30;aulast=Bughi
Rosenthal J. (2015). Critical Synthesis Package: Modified Archer’s Health Professions Motivation Survey (MAHPMS). MedEdPORTAL Publications. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10179
Bughi, S, Leafman, J, Wallace, L & Rosenthal, J. (2014). Stress, Wellbeing and Personality Traits among First-Year Medical Students. In K. Kaniasty, K. A. Moore, S. Howard & P. Buchwald (Eds) Stress & Anxiety Research Society Special Edition (Chapter 20). Berlin: Logos Verlag.
Rosenthal, J. (2014). Barriers to Diversity: Why do so Few African American Men go into Medicine? Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education, 20(1), 19-22. Available from: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF03355269
Brady, M., Seli, H. & Rosenthal, J. (2013). Metacognition and the influence of polling systems: How do clickers compare with low technology systems? Educational Technology Research & Development; 61: 885-902. Available from: http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s11423-013-9318-1
Brady, M., Seli, H. & Rosenthal J. (2013). “Clickers” and metacognition: A quasi-experimental comparative study of self-regulation and use of electronic feedback devices. Computers and Education; 65: 56-63. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2013.02.001
Rosenthal, J. Motives and Methods: Motivation, Learning Approaches and Achievement of Students During First Year Transition to Medical School [dissertation]. Los Angeles: University of Southern California; 2012.
Rosenthal, J. Wellness and Academics. Keynote Speaker. Nurse Anesthetist Program Annual Wellness Symposium: June 2017; Malibu, CA.
Rosenthal, J. & Long, A. Improving Writing Through Placement, Course Redesign & Assessment. Paper presentation at the Academic Resource Conference, April 2017. San Diego, CA.
Rosenthal, J. & Kimura, K. Ramp Up to Success: An Academic Preparation Program. Paper presentation at the Academic Resource Conference, April 2017. San Diego, CA.
Brady, M. L. & Rosenthal, J. Graduate health science learner metacognition: New directions and new questions. Poster presented at the Innovations in Medical Education Conference, February 20-21, 2016. Los Angeles, CA.
Rosenthal, J. (chair), Kim, J., Cohen, M., Kumar, R., McAndrew, M., Morrow, C. & Souder, D. Learning Strategies for Diverse Learners in the Health Sciences. Roundtable presented at American Educational Research Association annual conference, April 16-20, 2015. Chicago, IL.
Rosenthal, J. (Chair) Student Perspectives and Experiences Regarding Education in the Professions.Roundtable presented at American Educational Research Association annual conference, April 16-20, 2015. Chicago, IL.
Bughi, S.A., Lie, D., Zia, S., & Rosenthal, J. Stress, Burnout, and MBTI among First-Year Medical Students: A Call to Improve Wellness. Presented at the 35th Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference, July 2-4, 2014. Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Rosenthal, J. Access to all? Medical school admissions and learners with disabilities. Poster presented at: American Educational Research Association (AERA) national meeting; April 2014; Philadelphia, PA.
Rosenthal, J., Souder, D., May, W., Yacoob, S. & Elliott, D. Advanced Clinical Skills Course: An Educational Innovation. Poster Presented at Western Group in Educational Affairs (AAMC); March, 2014; Honolulu, HI.
Bughi, S. &Rosenthal, J. Two Birds with One Stone: Improving Wellness and Collaborative Efforts by Appreciating Differences. Workshop presented at the Innovations in Medical Education Conference, February 20-21, 2015. Los Angeles, CA.
Rosenthal, J.Strategies for Facilitating Student Success at Community College. Invited Program Chair at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) national meeting; April 2014; Philadelphia, PA.
Rosenthal, J. ,Nash, R., Ganchorre, A., Devoe, P. & Schneid, S. Summer pre-matriculation (bridge) programs. Chair & discussant at Western Group in Educational Affairs (AAMC); March, 2014; Honolulu, HI.
Rosenthal, J. Nash, R., Schneid, S., Arnold, J., Devoe, P. & Ganchorre, A. Remediation within the basic science years. Chair & discussant at Western Group in Educational Affairs (AAMC); March, 2014; Honolulu, HI.
Rosenthal, J. & Elliott, D. Learners in difficulty workshop. Innovations in Medical Education Conference. February 22, 2014: San Gabriel, CA.
Rosenthal, J. Working with challenging students: Millennials, underprepared, and at-risk students. Invited speaker. William Carey University College of Medicine; September 10 & 11, 2013: Hattiesburg, MS.
Rosenthal, J. Making time to go back to school. Invited speaker, Women in Management, University of Southern California; December 12, 2012: Los Angeles, CA.
May, W. & Rosenthal, J. Challenges Related to the Remediation of Learners in Difficulty. Oral presentation at: Innovations in Medical Education Conference; March 2010; Pasadena, CA.
Werth, K., Rosenthal, J. & Burke, D. Supporting Students Beyond the Classroom and Clinic. Invited panelist at: American Dental Education Association National Conference; March 2009; Phoenix, AZ.
Rosenthal, J. “Innovations and Challenges at NYU College of Dentistry” Invited speaker at: Queens University; October 7-10, 2008; Belfast, Ireland.