Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH, Named Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
February 7, 2019
Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH, has been named the assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. McCrea is an associate professor in the Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine and director of the Family Medicine Residency program. He joined Drexel in 2015 from Crozer-Keystone Health System, where he was a member of the clinical faculty and associate program director of the Family Medicine Residency. He also served as doctoring faculty for the introduction to clinical medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.
Dr. McCrea earned his MD and MPH, respectively, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. He completed his residency in family medicine at Crozer-Keystone Health System, where he served as chief resident. Dr. McCrea did his undergraduate work in human biology at Brown University and taught biology at the Philadelphia High School for Girls before entering medical school.
At Drexel, Dr. McCrea practices at Drexel Family Medicine in Manayunk and at the Drexel Student Health Center. He has a special interest in women’s health, procedural medicine and medically underserved populations. He is a key part of the Drexel Pathway to Medical School team, managing the faculty mentorship aspect of the program, and is involved with the Drexel Black Doctors Network student group, promoting the organization to other physicians. Dr. McCrea is the faculty adviser for the Family Medicine Interest Group and a volunteer preceptor for the student-run Health Outreach Project clinics. Additionally, he currently serves as chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee on Resident and Fellow Wellness. He is also the course director of the Clinical Internship Scribe Program, a collaboration with Holy Family University.