Butch Humbert, MD
Associate Professor Clinical Emergency Medicine
Residency Program Director
Office Location & Contact
Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth
Residency, Emergency Medicine, 2000
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
MD, Class of 1997
Since July 2000, Butch has served the Indiana University Department of Emergency Medicine as Assistant Clinical Professor and works clinically at the Wishard Hospital Emergency Department. Butch earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1997. In June 2000, he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency and served as Chief Resident at the MetroHealth Case Western Reserve University Program in Cleveland, OH.
Since his arrival at Indiana University, Butch has been active in the enrichment of the Emergency Medicine presence in the Medical School Curriculum. In 2001, Butch developed and implemented a plan to add a mandatory clerkship in Emergency Medicine to the fourth year medial school curriculum. From then until 2012, he has served the clerkship as the Wishard Site Coordinator and Statewide Clerkship Director. The program has grown from having 5 sites in the begining to now 11 sites across the state of Indiana. Since its inception, the clerkship has been well received, consistently being recognized by the graduating students as the Most Outstanding Clinical Clerkship at the IU School of Medicine.
Butch has also become active in the IUSM's Competency Based Curriculum. In 2009, Butch was named as Statewide Problem Solving Competency Director. in this position, Butch is responsible for ensuring that all IUSM graduates are competent in the area of Problem Solving. Butch has been active in other Medical School courses as well including the Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2 course, Clinical Therapeutics, and Evidence-Based Medicine course. He has served on multiple school committes including the Clinical Component of the Curriculum Council, Academic Standards, Committee on Student Assessment and the Curriculum Council Steering Committee for the School of Medicine.
In May 2012, Butch was named the first Assitant Dean for Curriculum in Clinical Science for IUSM. In this role, he will provide leadership to and manage the development and implementation of the clinical science curriculum across all four years and all nine campuses statewide. In July 2012, Butch was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine.
Butch has developed an interest in researching methods of evaluation in Medical Student Education. Specifically, Butch has worked on the development of script concordance testing in both pre-clinical students as well as in Emergency Medicine. His findings have been published in peer reviewed journals and presented at national meetings.
Outside of academia, Butch has three children with his wife, Micki. He enjoys playing golf, watching sports and travel.