William Boyer, D.H.Sc, M.S., CHSE

Affiliate Dean

Dr. Bill Boyer is the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs – Graduate Medical Education/Associate Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for HCA – Physician Services Group (PSG) – East Florida. Prior to assuming this role, he was the founding Director of Graduate Medical Education at Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL. 

Dr. Boyer is an Affiliate Dean/Clinical Assistant Professor for both the NSU College of Allopathic Medicine and Florida International University College of Medicine. He is also a Clinical Assistant Dean for Clinical Education/ Clinical Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Kendall Regional Medical Center Core Campus.

Prior to moving to Florida, Dr. Boyer was a Medical Educator at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), Allentown, PA and served as the Assistant Clerkship Director – Surgical Care at LVHN. He also held an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Medicine for the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Boyer’s expertise includes Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education, program development and management, medical education leadership and teamwork, accreditation, technical advisor and consultant, faculty development, simulation, curriculum design and instruction, measurement and evaluation, patient safety and quality improvement.

He earned his Doctor of Health Science degree with a concentration in Healthcare Education from Nova Southeastern University. He graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a master’s degree (cum laude with a 4.0 GPA) in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with a concentration in performance enhancement and injury prevention. His undergraduate degree is in Psychology with a concentration in behavioral medicine from Wilkes University.

Dr. Boyer is a member of the Association of Hospital Medical Education (AHME) where he serves on the Council of Institutional Leaders (COIL) and is Chair – Elect for the Council on Professional and Faculty Development (CPFD). He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), National Academy of Sports Medicine, and the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association. He is an ACS National Faculty where he is an Advanced Trauma Life Support Educator. Dr. Boyer is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) with the SSH and received his Simulation Instructor certificate from Penn State University/Hershey Medical Center.

From 2004 – 2010, Dr. Boyer worked for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Training Specialist within the Department of Public Welfare’s Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services. His collegial, practical approach combined academics with a hands-on style that earned him the 2010 Outstanding Performance Award in the Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services.

From 1986 to 1992, Dr. Boyer served in the United States Marine Corps in the military police and special enforcement field. During his tour, he was stationed in California and Hawaii. He held many roles, including patrolman, desk sergeant, field training officer and primary section leader. During his enlistment, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, two Certificates of Achievement and completed the Non-Commissioned Officers Academy. In 1990, Bill received a Certificate of Commendation from the U.S. Pacific Command for providing VIP protective services to senior White House officials, ambassadors and foreign dignitaries. Dr. Boyer was cross-trained as a medical specialist via the U.S. Army. In 1992, Dr. Boyer received his honorable discharge and moved into the private sector.

In 2000, Dr. Boyer founded Sports Performance Solutions. His company trained youth through professional athletes and prepared them for the rigors of their particular sport. He wrote a monthly health and fitness column specific to children/adolescents sports issues for a regional newspaper. Dr. Boyer spent almost a decade as the Schuylkill County Youth Soccer Association Technical Director and coached boys’ soccer at a variety of levels. He was awarded the Northern Schuylkill Jaycee of the Year award and Outstanding Young Pennsylvanian award by the Pennsylvania Jaycees.