Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs and Professional Development, Carilion Clinic Department of Family and Community Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia; Professor of Family Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke; Associate Professor of Primary Care, Family Practice, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia; Medical Director, Physician Leadership and Professional Development, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia

Dr. Greenawald is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. He practices family medicine at Carilion Clinic Family Medicine–Roanoke/Salem in Virginia, and has taught for 26 years. His specialty topics include physician leadership development and coaching, physician well‑being, communication, emotional intelligence, and men’s health. He chairs Carilion Clinic’s Faculty Vitality and Physician Wellbeing Committee. Building teams and team culture, and giving and receiving feedback are also among his specialty topics. Dr. Greenawald believes that all physicians must be effective leaders, as well as skillful clinicians, and he has devoted his career to helping physicians gain leadership skills. He served as conference chair for the AAFP’s 2018 Family Physician Health and Well-being Conference. In addition, he is on the faculty of the Healthcare Coaching Institute and serves as director for the AAFP’s Chief Resident Leadership Development Program, for which he has also been a faculty member for 18 years. A former president of the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians, he was selected as the 2016‑2017 Virginia Family Physician of the Year.