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  • Judith G. Gearhart, MD


    Director of SOM Clinical Skills
    Assessment Center
    Phone: 601) 815-4566
    E-mail: jgearhart@umc.edu


    Dr. Judith G. Gearhart has been a professor of the Department of Family Medicine since 1990 and director of the Clinical Skills Assessment Center in the Office of Academic Affairs since 2003.

    She earned her MD at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she also completed her residency in family medicine and joined the Family Medicine faculty in 1983.

    Dr. Gearhart is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She was the recipient of the 1998 AAFP National Exemplary Teaching Award for part-time faculty. She is a member of the NBME Computerized Case Simulations Scoring and Scripting Committees for the USMLE Step III, and has been named one of the Best Doctors in America.

    She received the HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation - Working for Academic Excellence) program as the Medical Center's outstanding faculty member this year. Each year the state legislature and the Mississippi Association of Colleges recognize an outstanding faculty member and an outstanding student from each of the colleges and universities in the state.