Richard Gunderman is Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy at Indiana University, where he also serves as Vice Chair of Radiology.
He received his AB Summa Cum Laude from Wabash College, MD and PhD (Committee on Social Thought) with Honors from the University of Chicago, and MPH from Indiana University.
He is an nine-time recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, and has also received the Wayne Booth Award, the Robert Shellhamer Award for the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Herman Frederic Lieber Memorial All-University Award for Teaching Excellence. He was named the 2008 Outstanding Educator by the Radiological Society of North America, the 2012 American Roentgen Ray Distinguished Educator, and received the 2012 Robert Glaser Award, the highest teaching award of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
He is the author of over 400 scholarly articles and has published eight books, including Achieving Excellence in Medical Education (Springer, 2006), We Make a Life by What We Give (Indiana University, 2008), Leadership in Healthcare (Springer, 2009), and X-ray Vision (Oxford, 2013). He was recently awarded the Spinoza Chair at the University of Amsterdam.