2023 Keynote Speaker

Courtney Terry

Courtney Terry is an Assistant Director of Information Technology for the Technology Support Services department/Office of COO at Rutgers NJ Medical School.  She has twenty years of experience in leading and directing IT projects in medical education technology, with a proven track record of success in launching various projects from inception to implementation.  Courtney leads the Academic & Business Systems team, oversees the educational technologies, academic systems and operational support for Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (RNJMS) and Rutgers School of Graduate Studies (RSGS) in Newark.

To stay abreast of new technologies and trends at Rutgers University (including Newark, New Brunswick & Camden), Courtney serves on a number of committees in an effort to learn, share and collaborate with other schools and units.  These committees are: Rutgers ITLC Project Portfolio Meeting committee (PPM), Rutgers Information Technology Service (ITS) committee and Rutgers Women in Information Technology (WIT).

Beyond her primary responsibilities, tasks and activities, Courtney is a member of the Association of American Colleges (AAMC), a national leading organization that represents the academic medicine community for medical schools in the United States and Canada.  She currently serves on the Steering Committee for the Group of Information Resources, referred to as GIR.  The GIR promotes the use of IT and information resources in medical education and oversees priorities for its four affinity work groups: Education Technology Work Group, Research Technology Work Group, Diversity and Inclusion Work Group and the Data-Driven Academic Medical Centers Work Group.  Courtney served as co-chair of the (GIR)’s Diversity and Inclusion Work Group (referred to as GIRDI) for two and a half years upon being selected in 2022 as a member of the GIR’s Steering Committee in 2022.  Continuing her passion for driving diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in medical education, Courtney is also the Steering Committee’s liaison to the GIRDI group.

Courtney is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Public Health Administration and is proud to work at the institution where she received her education as well as represent Rutgers New Jersey Medical at the AAMC.