Sam Cykert, MD, is a professor of Medicine at UNC Chapel Hill in the division of general internal medicine and clinical epidemiology. He also serves as the director of medical education at the NC AHEC Program Office. Sam advises the NC AHEC director on methods to disseminate and enhance medical education in a manner that helps address workforce and health care needs across North Carolina. He also serves in a liaison role with North Carolina’s schools of medicine, including enhancing the efforts of UNC and NC AHEC affiliated residency programs.
Previously, Sam spent 18 years on the internal medicine faculty at Cone Health and was program chief for seven years, receiving numerous local, university, and national teaching awards. He has also participated in several UNC School of Medicine curricular development efforts.