Dr. Gale Justin is the Director of Instructional Technology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, working closely with the medical faculty. An innovator in the field of education, she has served as a professor, curriculum developer and faculty development expert. Dr. Justin holds a B.A. cum laude from Vassar College; her graduate work was at Yale: Medieval Studies, and the CUNY Graduate School: History and English Literature. She has a Masters of Philosophy in History and a dual Ph.D. in History and English Literature. Dr. Justin has been Director of Educational Technology and the Faculty Technology Studios at the Pratt Institute; Chief Technology & Learning Officer for the Open Online Academy; Director of Instructional Technology at Manhattanville College; and Director of Faculty Development and the Institutes for Teaching, Learning and Multimedia at Adelphi University. She has established institutes for teaching and learning that have served as models for a variety of institutions of higher education seeking to reach new learners. She has served on the faculty of CCNY, Fordham University, Manhattanville College, as well as teaching graduate and undergraduate courses online. Dr. Justin has taught Medieval History, Irish Studies, American History, Historical Methodologies, Western and World Civilizations, Women’s History, Native American History, Art History, English Literature and Composition. Dr. Justin has received curriculum development awards from the US Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, the New York State Council for the Humanities, as well as the CCNY’s President’s Fund for Innovation and Excellence Award for Innovative Approaches to Curriculum Development and Alternative Modes of Instruction.